|2006_AZ_Canyon_De_Chelly||28||AZ -- Canyon de Chelly Natl Memorial|
|2006_AZ_GRC_S_Animals||17||AZ -- Grand Canyon Natl Park -- South Rim -- Animals|
|2006_AZ_GRC_S_Manmade||78||AZ -- Grand Canyon Natl Park -- South Rim -- Man-made Structures|
|2006_AZ_GRC_S_Scenery||93||AZ -- Grand Canyon Natl Park -- South Rim -- Scenery|
|2006_AZ_Hubbell||15||AZ -- Hubbell Trading Post Natl Hist Site|
|2006_AZ_Painted||20||AZ -- Petrified Forest Natl Park -- Painted Desert|
|2006_AZ_Petrified_Animals||7||AZ -- Petrified Forest Natl Park -- Animals|
|2006_AZ_Petrified_Main||59||AZ -- Petrified Forest Natl Park -- Rocks and Main|
|2006_AZ_Petrified_Terrain||46||AZ -- Petrified Forest Natl Park -- Terrain|
|2006_AZ_Walnut_Canyon||33||AZ -- Walnut Canyon Natl Monument|
|2006_AZ_Wupatki||58||AZ -- Wupatki Natl Monument|
|2006_CA_Balboa||47||CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Miscellaneous Sites|
|2006_CA_San_Diego||11||CA -- San Diego -- Miscellaneous downtown sites|
|2006_CA_SDBotanical||20||CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Botanical Building|
|2006_CA_SDCCA||143||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Artists|
Five days of artists:
Sergio Aragones, Scott Shaw!, Mark Evanier, Kevin Eastman, Veronika Kotlajic, Neal Adams, Adam Kubert, Bill Willingham, Mark Waid, Darick Robertson, Mark Buckingham, Kirk Kushin and Gonzalo Martinez, Kurt Busiek, Scott Kurtz, Arthur Suydam, Mike Mignola, William...
|2006_CA_SDCCP01_060720||46||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: U.S. Postal Service First Day Stamp Issue: DC Com|
DC Comics Legacy: U.S. Postal Service First Day Stamp Issue -- DC Comics president and publisher Paul Levitz and some of the greatest comic book artists of all time will participate in a ceremony dedicated to the official unveiling of the DC Comics Superheroes commemorative postage stamps, followed by a...
|2006_CA_SDCCP01_060721||25||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Marvel: Spider-Man: Then and Now|
Marvel: Spider-Man: Then and Now -- Welcome, True Believers, to a once-in-a-lifetime event! In one room for the first and only time, join the men who have influenced Spider-Man's life from the beginning and those who are shaping him into the man he is today: Stan Lee, Joe Quesada, John Romita and J....
|2006_CA_SDCCP01_060722||9||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Wayans Bros.: In Living Color!|
Wayans Bros.: In Living Color! -- The Wayans Bros. (Scary Movie, White Chicks, Little Man, and others) are bringing their comedic flavor and genius to comic books with their company 5-D Comics. They’ve partnered with two-time "Publisher of the Year" IDW Publishing to launch their first series, Super Bad...
|2006_CA_SDCCP01_060723||4||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Spotlight on Walter Koenig|
Spotlight on Walter Koenig -- What's a Star Trek 40th anniversary celebration without a member from the original crew that boldly went where no man had gone before? Walter Koenig, Chekov on the original Star Trek series, joins Comic-Con as a special guest and shares his memories and tells what's up next...
|2006_CA_SDCCP02_060720||6||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Margaret Kerry Voice Actor Tryouts|
Margaret Kerry Voice Actor Tryouts -- Margaret Kerry was a Little Rascal, the rotoscope model for Disney’s Tinker Bell, a dancer and choreographer in MGM musicals, the lady lips for Clutch Cargo, and a prominent voice actor in such animations as Clutch Cargo, Space Angel, Captain Fathom, and The New...
|2006_CA_SDCCP02_060721||20||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Snoop Dogg’s Hood of Horror|
Snoop Dogg’s Hood of Horror -- It's ghouls gone wild as EC Comics gets the urban treatment in this hip hop horror anthology hosted by the Hound of Hell, Snoop Dogg. Join Snoop for an exclusive sneak peek and Q&A along with co-writer/producer Tim Sullivan (2001 Maniacs, Driftwood), producer Martin Shore,...
|2006_CA_SDCCP02_060722||3||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Marvel and Activision: Stan Lee and Others Discus|
Marvel and Activision: Stan Lee and Others Discuss the Ultimate Alliance of Super-Heroes -- Be a part of the ultimate alliance of fans and listen to the creators and talent behind your favorite Marvel Super-Heroes talk about bringing characters from all over the Marvel universe together in the upcoming...
|2006_CA_SDCCP02_060723||14||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: The Tick: Belated Tenth Anniversary|
The Tick: Belated Tenth Anniversary -- Never before released on DVD, the animated series’ creative forces, including Benjamin Edlund (creator), Townsend Coleman (voice of the Tick), Randolph Heard and Chris McCulloch (writers), and Bob Polio (comic book letterer) discuss the cult classic that will...
|2006_CA_SDCCP03_060720||6||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Richard Hatch: Battlestar Galactica Forum|
Richard Hatch: Battlestar Galactica Forum and Q & A -- Join actor Richard Hatch (Tom Zarek, new BG series, original Captain Apollo), and special guests Bear McCreary (composer and arranger, new BG series), Dr. Kevin Grazier from JPL (science consultant, new BG series), and writer Brad Linaweaver...
|2006_CA_SDCCP03_060721||25||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Superman Through The Ages|
Warner Home Video's Superman Through The Ages -- Featuring special guests from the film and television incarnations of Superman, including a special reunion with surprise guests and extended exclusive footage for Superman II -- The Richard Donner Cut. Q&A with Marc McClure, Jack O'Halloran, Tom...
|2006_CA_SDCCP03_060722||18||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: 50 Years of the Flash|
50 Years of The Flash -- Barry Allen sped into our lives 50 years, ago and comics have never been the same since! Jumpstarting the Silver Age of Comics, The Flash celebrates its 50th anniversary in this special panel featuring some of the best writers and artists to grace the title. Moderator Mark Waid,...
|2006_CA_SDCCP03_060723||46||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Jericho|
Jericho: World Premiere and Panel Discussion -- Executive producers Jon Turteltaub (National Treasure), Stephen Chbosky (Rent), and Carol Barbee (Judging Amy) bring to the small screen a drama about what happens when a nuclear mushroom cloud suddenly appears on the horizon, plunging the residents of the...
|2006_CA_SDCCP04_060720||4||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Spotlight on Brian Bolland|
Spotlight on Brian Bolland -- One of both Britain's and the comics world's most respected artists, Brian Bolland is best known for his incredible covers here in the U.S. on such books as Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Batman: Gotham Knights, not to mention his work on Judge Dredd. Moderated by Richard...
|2006_CA_SDCCP04_060721||30||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Battlestar Galactica|
SCI FI: Battlestar Galactica -- "The #1 television show of 2005"—Time magazine. "One of the most original and provocative programs on television"—New York Times. "The toughest, smartest show on television"—Rolling Stone. "A wildly intense gem . . . riveting . . . not to be missed"—TV Guide. If you're...
|2006_CA_SDCCP04_060722||12||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Gumby's 50th|
Gumby’s 50th -- He's flexible, dependable, and everyone's favorite green boy of clay: he’s Gumby! Celebrate 50 years of magical fun with Gumby creator Art Clokey, as well as his son, Joe Clokey, as they talk about their experiences and answer questions about Gumby along with Robert Thompson, Bob Burden,...
|2006_CA_SDCCP04_060723||17||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Cartoon Voices 2|
Cartoon Voices II -- So nice, we decided to do it twice! A mainstay of Comic-Con’s Saturday programming slate, here’s an all-new Sunday edition of Cartoon Voices, hosted, as always, by Mark Evanier. Mark is joined by vocal impresarios Billy West (Futurama), April Stewart (South Park), Bob Bergen (Porky...
|2006_CA_SDCCP05_060720||6||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Comics Editors on Comics Editing|
Comics Editors on Comics Editing -- The writers and artists justly get the kudos for great comics—and the brickbats for rotten ones. But behind the scenes, the comics editor—the interface between the creators and the business folks—does mysterious, unsung work. Join top editors Bob Schreck (group...
|2006_CA_SDCCP05_060721||6||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Bones|
Fox: Bones -- David Boreanaz is one of television's biggest stars. Boreanaz and Bones creator/executive producer Hart Hanson will dish up all the fun behind-the-scenes stories on the show and answer your questions! Lisa Chambers, TV Guide, will moderate the panel
|2006_CA_SDCCP05_060722||2||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Greg the Bunny|
Greg the Bunny -- Greg the Bunny is an adult-themed puppet show that began on New York public access and has since had life as a series on IFC and a Fox sitcom. IFC and Shout Factory are releasing the Greg The Bunny: The Best of the Film Parodies DVD in October. Creators Sean Baker, Spencer Chinoy, and...
|2006_CA_SDCCP06_060720||19||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Batman: The Golden/Silver Age|
Batman: The Golden/Silver Age -- A look at the Caped Crusader and the Boy Wonder in their early, glory days with some of the men who made them happen: Sheldon Moldoff, Jerry Robinson, Jim Mooney, Arnold Drake, and Joe Giella. Mark Evanier moderates.
|2006_CA_SDCCP06_060721||2||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Star Wars Day: Lucasfilm’s Star Wars Spectacular|
Star Wars Day: Lucasfilm’s Star Wars Spectacular -- It wouldn't be Comic-Con International without hearing the latest on Lucasfilm and Star Wars from Steve Sansweet, the company's head of Fan Relations. Sansweet will top off Star Wars Day with previews of what's coming next, plus special announcements...
|2006_CA_SDCCP06_060722||16||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Bradbury, Harryhausen and Ackerman|
Bradbury, Harryhausen and Ackerman -- Three legends. Three lifelong friends. Do not miss Ray Bradbury, Ray Harryhausen, and Forry Ackerman as they reminisce about life, science fiction, fantasy, movies, and more.
|2006_CA_SDCCP07_060720||9||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Authors and Audio Books: From the Page to the Mic|
Authors and Audio Books: From the Page to the Microphone -- Scott Brick, Audie Award-winning narrator of such classic titles as Ender’s Game, Fahrenheit 451, Foundation, and the popular Dune series, will discuss what it takes to translate classic science fiction adventure tales to the world of...
|2006_CA_SDCCP07_060721||26||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Snakes on a Plane|
New Line Cinema Presents Snakes on a Plane -- Sit back. Relax. Enjoy the fright. New Line Cinema will show exclusive footage from Snakes on a Plane. Samuel L. Jackson makes his first San Diego Comic-Con appearance, along with director David R. Ellis, to discuss his new film! And, watch out—snake...
|2006_CA_SDCCP07_060722||13||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis|
SCI FI: Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis -- Diving into its tenth season, Stargate SG-1 has made history by becoming the longest-running sci-fi drama in U.S. television history. The show follows General Hank Landry (Beau Bridges) and his team as they travel through the Stargate—an ancient portal...
|2006_CA_SDCCP08_060720||30||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Universal Monsters 75th Anniversary|
Universal Monsters 75th Anniversary -- Those old boys never looked so good! It’s been 75 years since Universal’s take on Dracula and the Frankenstein Monster first startled audiences and set the stage for the incredible dynasty of good ol’ bad guys who followed: the Mummy, the Invisible Man, the Wolf...
|2006_CA_SDCCP08_060722||15||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: TV Guide: 2006 and Beyond|
TV Guide Presents: 2006 and Beyond -- Craig Tomashoff, TV Guide's West Coast bureau chief, hosts this look at the current successful supernatural/ fantasy/sci-fi television series and how they are paving the way for television series of the future. Panelists include Brannon Braga (Star Trek: Voyager),...
|2006_CA_SDCCP09_060720||12||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Lionsgate Presents Crank, Skinwalkers, and Saw II|
Lionsgate Presents Crank, Skinwalkers, and Saw III -- Meet the cast and filmmakers and be one of the first to see exclusive footage from three of Lionsgate's highly anticipated films. From Crank: Jason Statham (Transporter), Amy Smart (Road Trip), Efren Ramirez (Napoleon Dynamite), and writer/directors...
|2006_CA_SDCCP09_060722||13||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Annual Golden/Silver Age Panel|
The Annual Golden/Silver Age Panel -- A gathering of veterans of the comic book biz, this year featuring Sheldon Moldoff (Batman), Everett Raymond Kinstler (Hawkman), Luis Dominguez (Jonah Hex), John Romita (Amazing Spider-Man), Arnold Drake (The Doom Patrol), and Irwin Hasen (All-Star Comics). Mark...
|2006_CA_SDCCP10_060720||13||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Tripper|
The Tripper Movie Preview/Q&A -- Get an exclusive look at the upcoming horror film The Tripper with writer and director star David Arquette (Scream, Eight Legged Freaks), along with executive producer Steve Niles (30 Days of Night), Joe Harris (co-screenwriter), and others. Starring Thomas Jane (The...
|2006_CA_SDCCP10_060722||2||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Spotlight on J. Michael Straczynski|
Spotlight on J. Michael Straczynski -- He's one of the most popular writers in television and comics, and he's about to add the big screen to that list! J. Michael Straczynski, currently writing the Marvel flagship titles Amazing Spider-Man and Fantastic Four, plus Squadron Supreme, is also the creator...
|2006_CA_SDCCP11_060720||30||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: ASIFA Presents: Dream on Silly Dreamer|
ASIFA Presents: Dream on Silly Dreamer -- On March 25, 2002, Disney Feature Animation announced the death of 2D animation by closing all of its 2D feature animation units. Dan Lund was there with his camera. View his award-winning documentary, followed by a panel of Disney animators with 120 years of...
|2006_CA_SDCCP11_060722||1||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Nicolas Cage|
Nicolas Cage -- A quick glimpse of Nicolas Cage while I was waiting in line for Sam Raimi, Kirsten Dunst, and Toby Maquire's autographs. I wasn't allowed to take any photos during the signing so forget seeing them!
|2006_CA_SDCCP12_060722||17||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Panel: Animation Show featuring Mike Judge and Don Hertz|
The Animation Show featuring Mike Judge and Don Hertzfeldt -- Mike Judge (Beavis and Butt-Head, Office Space, King of the Hill) and Don Hertzfeldt (Rejected, Billy's Balloon) have picked their favorite animated shorts from previous Animation Show tours with a sneak peak of the new upcoming theatrical...
|2006_CA_SDCC||130||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Miscellaneous|
|2006_CA_SDCC_Masquerade_060722||13||San Diego Comic-Con International (2006) -- Masquerade|
Comic-Con International Masquerade -- Fabulous original and re-created costumes crafted by CCI's very talented attendees appear on stage before an audience of thousands. Entries deemed the best will receive impressive trophies and company-donated prizes. ... The Master of Ceremonies will be...
|2006_CA_SDMA||20||CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art|
|2006_CA_SDMA_20th||7||CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Art of the 20th Century|
|2006_CA_SDMA_American||25||CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art -- Exhibit: American Art|
|2006_CA_SDMA_Backs||4||CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Backs|
|2006_CA_SDMA_Devotion||20||CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Art of Devotion|
|2006_CA_SDMA_Genre||9||CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Genre and Myth|
|2006_CA_SDMA_Portrait||10||CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Art of the Portrait|
|2006_CA_SDMA_SAsia||18||CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Arts of South and Southeast Asia|
|2006_CA_SD_Trains||4||CA -- San Diego -- Trains (except Santa Fe terminal)|
|2006_CO_Black_Canyon||77||CO -- Black Canyon of the Gunnison Natl Park|
|2006_CO_Buffalo_Bill||23||CO -- Denver -- Buffalo Bill's grave|
|2006_CO_Colorado||3||CO -- Miscellaneous|
|2006_CO_Colorado_Mon||85||CO -- Colorado Natl Monument|
|2006_CO_Denver_Art||7||CO -- Denver Art Museum|
|2006_CO_Denver_BotanBronze||25||CO -- Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield -- Living Bronze sculptures by Robert Wick|
These are pictures of artworks by Robert Wick. He likes to join the textures of earth, the life and vitality of plants, and the ideas of ultimate wisdom in his works. He works in bronze because of its permanence. His sculptures range in height from six to 18 feet and weigh up to 2,500 pounds.
|2006_CO_Denver_BotanCloud||40||CO -- Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield -- Cloud Forest Tree|
|2006_CO_Denver_Botanic||129||CO -- Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield|
|2006_CO_Denver_Cap||84||CO -- Denver -- State Capitol|
|2006_CO_Denver_Library||5||CO -- Denver Public Library|
|2006_CO_Denver_LibView||3||CO -- Denver Public Library -- Views of Denver|
|2006_CO_Florissant||45||CO -- Florissant Fossil Beds Natl Mon|
|2006_CO_Garden_Of_Gods||71||CO -- Colorado Springs -- Garden of the Gods Park|
|2006_CO_Grand_Mesa||14||CO -- Grand Mesa|
|2006_CO_I70_Glenwood||23||CO -- I-70 @ Glenwood Canyon -- Rest Area|
|2006_CO_Lookout_Mtn||36||CO -- Denver -- Lookout Mountain Nature Center & Preserve (and Boettcher Mansion)|
|2006_CO_Ludlow||31||CO -- Ludlow -- Ludlow Massacre Monument|
|2006_CO_Pikes_Peak_Hwy||52||CO -- Colorado Springs -- Pikes Peak Highway|
|2006_CO_Rocky_Animals||26||CO -- Rocky Mountain National Park -- Animals|
|2006_CO_Rocky_Main||39||CO -- Rocky Mountain National Park -- Scenery|
|2006_CO_Summit||11||CO -- Dillon and Summit|
|2006_DC_1445NY||1||DC -- Downtown -- National Savings Trust (SunTrust) (1445 New York Ave NW)|
|2006_DC_4th_Fireworks_060704||40||Fireworks -- 4th of July on the Mall (2006) from the Washington Monument|
|2006_DC_911DC||7||DC -- 9/11 illumination at Pentagon from East Potomac Park|
One day before the five year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the Pentagon sponsored the National "Freedom Walk." It started on the National Mall and finished at the Pentagon. Afterward, there was an illumination ceremony which featured 184 beams of light to commemorate each life lost in the attack on...
|2006_DC_AFRH||6||DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)|
|2006_DC_AmerInd_Listening||28||DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Listening to Our Ancestors: The Art of Native Life along the North Pacific Coast|
Listening to Our Ancestors: The Art of Native Life along the North Pacific Coast
February 3, 2006 – January 2, 2007
This exhibition presents the art and culture of the people of the Northwest Coast and features 11 Native communities from Washington state, British Columbia, and Alaska, including the...
|2006_DC_Aquatic||72||DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens|
|2006_DC_Arboretum||75||DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum|
|2006_DC_Arboretum_Bonsai||11||DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum -- National Bonsai & Penjing Museum|
|2006_DC_Arboretum_CapCols||6||DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum -- National Capitol Columns|
|2006_DC_Archives||7||DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior (including air pumping equipment after flood)|
There had been a lot of rain in the city on Sunday, June 25, 2006. Because the Mall is downhill and the rest of the city is concrete, the water went into the drains and overwhelmed the outtake system at the bottom. Manhole covers started popping off. The power company collapsed as some places were...
|2006_DC_Archives_Eyewitness||18||DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Eyewitness|
"Eyewitness—American Originals from the National Archives": Gripping eyewitness accounts—in the form of letters, diaries, audio and film recordings—chronicle dramatic moments in U.S. history. Highlights of the exhibit include: George Washington’s 1775 report on a threat of bioterrorism; a typed...
|2006_DC_Asbury||3||DC -- Downtown -- Asbury United Methodist Church (926 11th St NW)|
|2006_DC_BABA_061115||102||British-American Business Assn (BABA) 5th Annual Plymouth Gin Martini Evening|
|2006_DC_Beasley_060309||3||NPC -- Maurine Beasley ("First Ladies and the Press")|
Maurine Beasley is a leading scholar of First Ladies and their press relations. This well-written and well-researched book, "First Ladies and the Press," brings together a great deal of valuable information about how presidential wives handled journalists, with special emphasis on the modern period....
|2006_DC_Berridge_060810||3||Olsson's -- Kate Berridge ("Madame Tussaud")|
Kate Berridge - Madame Tussaud: A Life in Wax: Millions have visited the museums that bear her name, yet most know little about Madame Marie Tussaud. A celebrated artist, she had both a ringside seat and a cameo role in the French Revolution. Yet this intelligent, pragmatic business-woman would also...
|2006_DC_BlackBerry_060308||6||DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- BlackBerry reception @ Clyde's|
|2006_DC_Book_Hill||2||DC -- Georgetown -- Book Hill Park|
|2006_DC_Botanic||39||DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden|
|2006_DC_Botanic_Xmas||8||DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2006)|
|2006_DC_Bremer_060112||13||NPC -- Paul Bremer ("My Year In Iraq")|
Ambassador Paul Bremer, who President Bush had appointed to try to rebuild Iraq after the invasion, talked about his experience there, providing his justification for the invasion (while admitting that there were no weapons of mass destruction, he basically said Saddam was a bad guy and the world was...
|2006_DC_Buchanan_061020||8||Olsson's -- Patrick Buchanan ("State of Emergency")|
Patrick J. Buchanan - State of Emergency: How Illegal Immigration Is Destroying America: America's leading populist conservative alerts the nation that if illegal immigration is not dealt with immediately, then the deconstruction of America--along the lines of culture and values, language and faith,...
|2006_DC_Buchwald_061212||23||Politics & Prose @ Wesley United Methodist Church -- Art Buchwald ("Too Soon to Say Goodbye")|
Art Buchwald: "Too Soon to Say Goodbye": Beloved humorist Art Buchwald (Beating Around the Bush) was given a terminal diagnosis in February, with a prognosis of fewer than three weeks. His stay in a hospice stretched into weeks, then months. Wit intact, Buchwald recounts his dying days, from the unique...
|2006_DC_BuildingL_060222||4||NBM @ The Willard -- Richard & Marie Carr ("The Willard Hotel")|
The Willard Hotel: A Landmark Reborn: A fixture in Washington history for more than 150 years, the Willard Hotel has a fascinating history of its own. Richard Wallace Carr, president of The Oliver Carr Company, which redeveloped the hotel in the 1980s, and author of The Willard Hotel, An Illustrated...
|2006_DC_BuildingL_060727||5||NBM -- Green House: New Directions (w/Katie Leavy)|
Chase Rynd, Executive Director, of the National Building Museum cordially invites you and a guest to attend a special reception and program for The Builders.
Celebrated D.C. interior designer and principal of Capital Design LLC, Katie Leavy, ASID joins us for a discussion of the Green House: New...
|2006_DC_BuildingO_060517||35||NBM -- Green House exhibit opening|
This was the opening reception for a new exhibit which opened at the National Building Museum. Laura Bush had visited it that afternoon.
The reception featured talks by Chase Rynd (the president of the National Building Museum), Bob Nardelli (the president and CEO of Home Depot), Catherine Fraser...
|2006_DC_BuildingO_060818||58||NBM -- Investigating Where We Live (exhibit opening)|
Celebrate the opening of this new exhibition showcasing the results of the National Building Museum’s five-week outreach program Investigating Where We Live (IWWL). IWWL teaches young people to use photography as a tool for exploring and documenting neighborhoods in Washington, DC. Through this process...
|2006_DC_Building||13||DC -- Natl Building Museum|
They said the new things going up were for an NBC reality show which was going to film there on Monday. From the Washington Post at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/18/AR2006081801131.html
NAMES & FACES
Saturday, August 19, 2006; Page C03
Ex-CIA Loses the Way on...
|2006_DC_Bunch_060516||8||Wilson Center -- Lonnie Bunch (Challenge of the African American Museum)|
The Challenge of Building the National Museum of African American History and Culture: A Director's Forum with Lonnie Bunch, Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture
This presentation will explore the importance of the National Museum of African American History and...
|2006_DC_Burstyn_061026||17||Smithsonian Associates -- Ellen Burstyn|
Actress Ellen Burstyn on Becoming Herself: Ellen Burstyn is a woman who has always defied expectations. Born in Detroit during the Depression, she left home at 18, and after a failed marriage and a string of unsatisfying relationships and jobs, she settled in New York, where she began her career as an...
|2006_DC_Butt||1||DC -- Ellipse -- Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain|
|2006_DC_Calvary||12||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Calvary Baptist Church (755 8th St NW)|
|2006_DC_CapHill||7||DC -- Capitol Hill neighborhood|
|2006_DC_CapitolX||17||DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2006)|
2006 -- Pacific Silver Fir -- 65 feet (20 m) -- Olympic National Forest -- Washington -- The tree was lit by Dennis Hastert, assisted by eight-year-old Micah Joe from Bremerton, at 5 pm on December 6. Felled in early November, the tree arrived at the West Front Lawn of the Capitol on November 27. 3,000...
|2006_DC_Capitol||18||DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)|
|2006_DC_Capitol_Grounds||7||DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds|
|2006_DC_Capitol_SenatePk||4||DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Senate Park (Fountain, Reflecting Pool)|
|2006_DC_Carle_061206||59||Smithsonian Associates -- Eric Carle|
An Evening with Eric Carle: Unleashing Imagination and Fostering Communication
The Tenth Annual Smithsonian McGovern Award
In this very special evening, Eric Carle, the acclaimed and beloved creator of brightly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for children, comes to the...
|2006_DC_CatAgr_060831||22||Cato Institute -- "Prospects for Reform of U.S. Agricultural Policy" (w/Mike Johanns, Cal Dooley, and Robert Thompson)|
Prospects for Reform of U.S. Agricultural Policy –With or without Doha
In the next six to nine months, a new farm bill will be written in the United States. The World Trade Organization's Doha Development Agenda negotiations were an oft-cited reason for reforming U.S. agricultural policy. Now that...
|2006_DC_CatBlo_061213||26||Cato Institute -- "Overblown: How Politicians etc Inflate National Security Threats" (w/John Mueller and James Gilmore III)|
Overblown: How Politicians and the Terrorism Industry Inflate National Security Threats, and Why We Believe Them
* John Mueller, Woody Hayes Chair of National Security Studies, Ohio State University;
* James S. Gilmore, III, Former Governor of Virginia and Chair of the Advisory Panel...
|2006_DC_CatCG_060801||14||Cato Institute -- "Comprehensive Immigration Reform for a Growing Economy" (w/Carlos Gutierrez)|
Comprehensive Immigration Reform for a Growing Economy: Policy Forum: Featuring The Hon. Carlos Gutierrez, Secretary of Commerce.
In January 2004, President Bush called upon Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform that would secure our borders, meet our economic needs, and uphold our best...
|2006_DC_CatEI_061019||12||Cato Institute -- "End of Iraq" (w/Peter Galbraith and Marina Ottaway)|
The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War without End (Simon & Schuster, 2006)
Author Peter W. Galbraith offers a stinging criticism of the Bush administration’s abortive nation-building policies in Iraq. Galbraith argues that it would have been nearly impossible to ever develop Iraq...
|2006_DC_CatFA_061018||13||Cato Institute -- "Foreign Aid and the Weakening of Democratic Accountability in Uganda" (w/Andrew Mwenda)|
Foreign Aid and the Weakening of Democratic Accountability in Uganda
The international aid lobby claims that increased foreign aid will help to solve Africa’s problems. But, as the case of Uganda shows, foreign aid can exacerbate those problems. Foreign aid, Andrew Mwenda writes in a recent Cato study,...
|2006_DC_CatMCI_061102||14||Cato Institute -- "U.S. Military and Counterinsurgency" (w/Jeffrey Record, Thomas Ricks, and Conrad Crane)|
The U.S. Military and Counterinsurgency: What We Have Learned in Iraq and Afghanistan
America’s conventional military supremacy has failed to deliver decisive results against irregular forces employing unconventional military tactics. The U.S. military learned some useful counterinsurgency lessons in...
|2006_DC_CatNeg_060920||16||Cato Institute -- "In Defense of Negativity" (w/John Geer and Jeremy Mayer)|
In Defense of Negativity: Attack Ads in Presidential Campaigns"
Americans think negative campaign ads undermine elections and even democratic government itself. But John G. Geer argues that when political candidates attack each other, raising doubts about each other’s views and qualifications,...
|2006_DC_CatNE_060907||22||Cato Institute -- "Design for a New Europe" (w/John Gillingham and John Bruton)|
"Design for a New Europe" (Cambridge University Press, 2006).
The European Union appears to be in trouble. The rise of economic nationalism among member states has thrown the Lisbon Agenda’s goal of European economic revival into disarray, and Europe’s trade protectionism has contributed to the...
|2006_DC_CatWOT_060908||26||Cato Institute -- "War on Terrorism Five Years after 9/11" (w/Robert Pape, Rand Beers, Andrew Kohut, Flynt Leverett, and Dana Priest)|
The Cato Institute had a Policy Forum on "The War on Terrorism Five Years after 9/11".
The horrific events of September 11, 2001, dramatically demonstrated the threat posed by suicide terrorism. With the precipitous rise of suicide attacks against democracies, particularly in the five years since...
|2006_DC_CB_Fireworks_060401||11||Fireworks -- Cherry Blossom Festival fireworks (2006)|
|2006_DC_Chast_061109||9||Smithsonian Associates -- Roz Chast|
The Wry Pen of Roz Chast: Since she sold her first cartoon to The New Yorker in 1978, Roz Chast has delighted readers by nailing every idiosyncracy of our strange modern times. Now, just in time for the holiday season, she returns to the Smithsonian with her new book, which spans 27 years of her...
|2006_DC_Cherry||131||DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2006)|
I visited the blossoms twice this year.
|2006_DC_ClintonFB||5||DC -- William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building|
Including air pumps after the flooding.
|2006_DC_Corcoran||14||DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art (Through 2014)|
|2006_DC_Corcoran_Amer||2||DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries|
|2006_DC_Corcoran_Eur||23||DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries|
|2006_DC_Corcoran_Glass||3||DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Exhibit: Glasswork|
|2006_DC_Corcoran_Salon||12||DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Salon Dore|
|2006_DC_Crichton_061128||15||NPC -- Michael Crichton ("Next")|
Iconoclastic physician-turned-author Michael Crichton returns to the Press Club on Tuesday, November 28. From the The Andromeda Strain and Congo, to Jurassic Park and State of Fear, Crichton’s mega-bestselling books are disturbing, riveting, and wildly entertaining thrillers that focus on spectacular...
|2006_DC_CrittersDC||8||DC -- Critters -- Bird and squirrel|
Two critter sightings:
(060512) Baby black bird outside OAS building
(061215) Grey squirrel at Pershing Park
|2006_DC_CWPT_Endangered_060228||48||CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2006) w/Ben Stein|
The Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) hosted a news conference to announce the most endangered Civil War battlefields of 2006. Speaking at the news conference were Ben Stein (commentator and well-known movie and television personality), Dr. Libby O'Connell (historian of The History Channel), and James...
|2006_DC_DAR||2||DC -- Foggy Bottom -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall|
|2006_DC_Dean_060713||7||Olsson's -- John Dean ("Conservatives Without Conscience")|
Former Nixon White House legal counsel, whom the FBI has called the "master manipulator" of the Watergate coverup, John Dean takes a sobering look at how radical elements--including George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Karl Rove, and Bill Frist--are destroying the Republican Party, along with the very...
|2006_DC_Decatur||19||DC -- Lafayette Square -- Decatur House (748 Jackson Place NW)|
|2006_DC_DOCSF_061206||14||Dept of Commerce -- Event: Secretary's Forum: Greatness, Reagan and Winston Churchill|
Dr. Sampson at the Department of Commerce hosted author, Steven Hayward who discussed his unexpected discovery, during his ongoing biographical research and writing about the Reagan presidency, of the startling number of parallels and similarities between Reagan and Winston Churchill, which led him to...
|2006_DC_DOI_Museum||11||DC -- Dept of Interior Museum|
|2006_DC_DOJ||3||DC -- Dept of Justice Building (Robert F. Kennedy Dept of Justice Bldg)|
|2006_DC_DumbartonO_G||62||DC -- Georgetown -- Dumbarton Oaks -- Gardens|
|2006_DC_Dupont_Circle||2||DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not the fountain)|
|2006_DC_Eastern_Market||10||DC -- Capitol Hill -- Eastern Market (225 7th St SE)|
|2006_DC_Ehrman_061018||5||Olsson's -- Bart Ehrman ("The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot")|
Bart Ehrman - The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: A New Look at Betrayer and Betrayed: The recent National Geographic special on the Gospel of Judas introduced viewers to one of the most important biblical discoveries of modern times. Now, a leading historian of the early church and a featured...
|2006_DC_EK_060427||9||Borders -- Ted Kennedy ("America Back On Track")|
This was a book-signing event for "America Back on Track," billed as Kennedy's first major policy book in more than forty years. Just the week before, he had been named as one of the U.S. top 10 Senators by Time magazine.
Their list: Thad Cochran, Ted Kennedy, John McCain, Jon Kyl, Arlen Specter,...
|2006_DC_Emb_CanadaX||3||DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Outdoor Christmas Tree|
|2006_DC_Epiphany||12||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Church of the Epiphany (317 G St NW)|
|2006_DC_EPPV||2||DC -- East Potomac Park -- Views of the Potomac River|
|2006_DC_Eyes||37||DC -- Exhibit: Eyes Wide Open @ National Mall|
Eyes Wide Open, AFSC’s widely acclaimed exhibit of boots and shoes commemorating the casualties of the Iraq war is returning to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. after a tour of more than 70 cities.
This year, the exhibit anchors a larger four-day event (schedule below), Silence of the Dead –...
|2006_DC_Falun||3||DC -- Protest: Falun Gong protesters|
These guys have been protesting in DC for years now. Lots of leaflets. Lots of complaints about China. This time, it's that the Chinese government uses jailed Falun Gong members as unwilling organ banks. Frankly, they strike me as a bit of a cult and I'm always amused when people protest in the United...
|2006_DC_FDL_Council_061024||5||Work (STAT-USA) -- FDL Council meeting -- Terri talk|
|2006_DC_FDR||7||DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial|
|2006_DC_Flight_Jacket_061103||61||Natl Air and Space Museum -- Event: Wally Shirra, Gene Cernan, and Tom Stafford|
Vice Adm. Donald D. Engen Flight Jacket Night: An Evening with Wally Schirra, Gene Cernan, and Tom Stafford:
Three of America's earliest space explorers take the stage to discuss their own unique contributions to history. Moderated by Ed Buckbee, astronauts Wally Schirra, Gene Cernan, and Tom...
|2006_DC_FNA_060520||20||Foundation for the Natl Archives -- "The Way We Worked" tour|
|2006_DC_Fog||5||Nature -- Downtown DC on a foggy morning|
|2006_DC_Folger||10||DC -- Capitol Hill -- Folger Shakespeare Library (201 E Capitol St SE)|
|2006_DC_Folklife||20||Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2006)|
|2006_DC_FONZ_Ceremony_061119||55||DC -- FONZ Event -- Elephants: Kandula 5th birthday event|
The ceremony included opening remarks by the Zoo's director, John Berry, as well as the Sri Lanka ambassador to the United States, Bernard Goonetilleke. It was followed by a candle-lighting ceremony -- seven candles for the seven guests lighting them -- and the presentation of an elephant-riding cloth...
|2006_DC_FONZ_Event_060709||85||DC -- FONZ Event -- Pandas: Tai Shan's first birthday event|
This was Tai Shan's first birthday. The event included a press conference, followed by a viewing where he received a custom-made fruitsicle prepared by Zoo nutritionists. He was also presented with a new soccer ball and a baby pool filled with water, two new toys, generously provided by Fujifilm.
|2006_DC_FONZ_Event_061119||58||DC -- FONZ Event -- Elephants: Kandula 5th birthday|
Elephant Birthday Party: Kandula, the Zoo's young male Asian elephant, is turning five! We're planning a really big party to celebrate his fifth birthday.
|2006_DC_FONZ_Talk_060322||5||DC -- FONZ Talk -- Tim Flannery ("Weather Makers")|
Tim Flannery is director of the South Australia Museum, professor at the University of Adelaide, and an internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer, conservationist, and writer. In addition to his specialized scientific writing, he contributes regularly to The New York Review of Books, and is the...
|2006_DC_FONZ_Talk_061116||60||DC -- FONZ Talk -- Conservation of Asian Elephants in Sri Lanka and Beyond|
As part of the Zoo’s celebration of Asian elephant Kandula’s fifth birthday, Bernard Goonetilleke, the Sri Lanka ambassador to the United States greeted the audience. He turned us over to Dayananda Kariyawasam, Director General of Sri Lanka's Department of Wildlife Conservation, who opened the program...
|2006_DC_FONZ_Viewing_060830||87||DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Sumatran tiger cubs pre-opening viewing|
This was a donor event for the new Sumatran tiger cubs. We got to see them before they went on exhibit to the public.
While there, I got to meet the new executive director of FONZ, Robert J. Lamb. He had been selected June 5 of this year. According to the FONZ press release about the...
|2006_DC_FONZ_Viewing_061119||87||DC -- FONZ Event -- Elephants: Kandula 5th birthday event -- Presents and Cake|
|2006_DC_FONZ_Viewing_061218||52||DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Lions: New African lions|
A lion's roar can be heard up to five miles away. With the arrival of the National Zoo's three new African lions, our excitement is probably just as audible!
Please join us in welcoming these lions at an exclusive continental breakfast and preview at the Great Cats exhibit on Monday, December 18, from...
|2006_DC_Fords||12||DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)|
|2006_DC_Fords_Snow_060826||6||Ford's Theatre -- Open House and Snow Day (2006)|
This was an unusual event. They brought in four tons of snow to promote their new season. They had people rehearse the Fezziwig Dance from "A Christmas Carol" (which I saw) and had backstage tours (which were all filled up by the time I got there).
|2006_DC_FOSE||25||DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo)|
Two visits to FOSE this year: ...
|2006_DC_FPlaza||2||DC -- Freedom Plaza (incl Pulaski statue)|
|2006_DC_FP_Shooter_061004||14||DC -- Freedom Plaza -- Filming "Shooter" w/Mark Wahlberg|
|2006_DC_Franken_060929||12||Borders -- Al Franken ("The Truth (with Jokes)")|
Al Franken: Intelligent, insightful, inspiring, and funny, Al's political satire is poised to become the most talked-about book. Armed with an additional chapter, the paperback edition of this book is ready to take the fight to the Bush administration and its right-wing cronies, once again.
|2006_DC_Franklin||3||DC -- Downtown -- Franklin School (963 13th St NW)|
|2006_DC_Franklin_Sq||13||DC -- Downtown -- Franklin Square (incl Commodore John Barry statue)|
|2006_DC_FTC||4||DC -- Federal Trade Commission building (600 Penn Ave NW)|
|2006_DC_Gabler_061213||11||Politics & Prose -- Neal Gabler ("Walt Disney")|
Neal Gabler: "Walt Disney": The well-known Hollywood chronicler is the first writer to be given unlimited access to the Disney archives. In this exhaustively researched biography, Gabler captures the vision of Walt Disney as he transformed animation into an art form and, from movies to themeparks, made...
|2006_DC_Gallup_Bldg||4||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Gallup Building (incl Masonic Temple on F) (901 F St NW)|
|2006_DC_Georgetown||13||DC -- Georgetown neighborhood|
|2006_DC_Glenwood||14||DC -- Glenwood Cemetery|
|2006_DC_Global_060613||41||Wilson Center -- Panel (Global Competition and Comparative Advantage) (w/Paul Samuelson)|
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy presented a forum to examine "Global Competition and Comparative Advantage: New Thinking in International Trade"
This conference is the first in a two-part series looking at global competition and new...
|2006_DC_Grant_Mem||9||DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial|
|2006_DC_Greyhound||1||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Greyhound Bus Station (1100 New York Ave NW)|
|2006_DC_Heurich||18||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Christian Heurich House Museum (The Brewmaster's Castle) (1307 New Hampshire Ave NW)|
|2006_DC_Honors_061203||76||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2006)|
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the selection of the individuals who will receive the Kennedy Center Honors of 2006. Recipients to be honored at the 29th annual national celebration of the arts are: musical theater composer and producer Andrew Lloyd Webber; conductor Zubin...
|2006_DC_HotelW||3||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Hotel Washington (W Washington) (515 15th St NW)|
|2006_DC_Hotel_Monaco||13||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Hotel Monaco (700 F St. NW)|
My first government job was in this building. Back when I arrived in 1979, this was the headquarters of the International Trade Commission. After awhile, I changed jobs and left. The agency, which was already too big for the building and was simultaneously occupying space in the Bicentennial...
|2006_DC_Huff_060919||4||Olsson's -- Arianna Huffington ("On Becoming Fearless")|
Arianna Huffington - On Becoming Fearless: Meet bestselling author and journalist Arianna Huffington at our lunchtime signing. She is fearless but not by nature; she's had to learn to overcome her fears and relies on these hard-won lessons every day. In her own life and in the lives of women she...
|2006_DC_Immigration_060517||29||DC -- Rally: Immigration Rights @ National Mall|
This was a pre-march rally in support of immigration reform that was held on the National Mall. I had missed the big on in March because of social commitments and I had a member event to go to during the planned evening march on the U.S. Capitol but I decided to try to see this. There weren't many...
|2006_DC_Jamie_060906||33||Olsson's -- Jamie Lee Curtis ("Is There Really a Human Race?")|
The seventh collaboration between Jamie Lee Curtis and illustrator Laura Cornell is a dialogue between a child and a parent about being human, being the best one can be, and understanding that it's the journey and not the destination that counts.
|2006_DC_Janke_060207||3||Capitol Hill History Project -- Lucinda Janke (Breweries of Capitol Hill)|
“The Breweries of Capitol Hill”: Not a trace of them remains today, but in the late 19th century Capitol Hill boasted two of Washington’s largest breweries, complete with beer gardens and brass bands. Please join us on Tuesday, February 7, for our next Overbeck History Lecture, as we figuratively raise...
|2006_DC_Jap_Amer||2||DC -- Natl Japanese-American Monument|
|2006_DC_JAWilson||2||DC -- John A. Wilson Building|
|2006_DC_Jeff_Mem||20||DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial|
|2006_DC_JSS_060315||15||James Smithson Society event -- Sackler Gallery ("Hokusai" exhibit)|
|2006_DC_JSS_060614||11||James Smithson Society event -- Natural History (Lewis & Clark National Bicentennial Exhibition and Hall of Mammals)|
This was a Smithsonian Contributing Membership event in honor of the new Lewis & Clark National Bicentennial Exhibition. As the web site describes it:
Lewis and Clark: The National Bicentennial Exhibition features hundreds of superb artifacts, including rare and priceless objects and documents that...
|2006_DC_JSS_060712||35||James Smithson Society lunch -- American History (Renovation and Transformation)|
The National Museum of American History: Renovation and Transformation: In an important step to ensure the long-term preservation of "the American story," the National Museum of American History, Behring Center, prepares to close this fall for an 18-month renovation that will focus on architectural...
|2006_DC_JSS_060822||66||James Smithson Society lunch -- Natural History (Unlocking Secrets of the Past)|
The National Museum of Natural History: Unlocking Secrets of the Past
Learn why the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History Physical Anthropology department is consistently in the news for their pioneering work in the area of forensic anthropology. Doug Owsley, Curator of North American...
|2006_DC_JSS_060928||55||James Smithson Society event -- Smithsonian Environmental Research Center|
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center: Where Land Meets Water, or Preserving the Future
The Smithsonian's Environmental Research Center, located on 2,800 acres of land along the western shores of the Chesapeake Bay, is a global leader for research focused on the world's coastal zones. These zones...
|2006_DC_JSS_Breakfast_060513||20||James Smithson Society event -- Breakfast at Hotel Monaco|
Breakfast at the Hotel Monaco, Paris Room, followed by program on the Patent Office Building with historian Doug Evelyn
|2006_DC_JSS_Breakfast_060514||22||James Smithson Society event -- Farewell breakfast|
Farewell Breakfast at the National Museum of American History, Rooftop Terrace
|2006_DC_JSS_Keynote_060513||10||James Smithson Society event -- Keynote by Lawrence Small|
Keynote Address by Secretary Small in the Lecture Hall of the S. Dillon Ripley Center
|2006_DC_JSS_Tour_060513||65||James Smithson Society event -- Hirshhorn Museum's Conservation Lab|
A look inside the Hirshhorn Museum’s Conservation Lab, presented by senior conservators, with a presentation on the issues and challenges in preserving modern and contemporary works of art. Most of the problems were quite interesting, many of which involved design materials which were naturally...
|2006_DC_Kalb_060327||34||NPC -- Kalb Report: "Why Murrow Matters" (w/Casey Murrow, Richard C. Hottelet, Don Hewitt, and Daniel Schorr)|
The Kalb Report. A panel discussion, moderated by Marvin Kalb on "Why Murrow Matters". The panel includes Casey Murrow (Edward R Murrow's son), Richard C. Hottelet (Murrow colleague and GW Welling Presidential Fellow), Don Hewitt (Murrow colleague and "60 Minutes" creator), and Daniel Schorr (Murrow...
|2006_DC_Kalb_061120||23||NPC -- Kalb Report: "A Conversation with Elie Wiesel -- The Bible, The War, and the Media"|
The Kalb Report: A Conversation with Elie Wiesel - The Bible, The War, and The Media: GW's award winning Kalb Report forum series returns to the National Press Club when journalist/scholar Marvin Kalb and Nobel Peace Prize Winner Elie Wiesel discuss “The Bible, The War, and The Media.”
“Elie Wiesel is...
|2006_DC_Kerry_060228||20||Sixth & I -- John Kerry (Town Hall Meeting)|
This town hall event was held at the Historic Sixth and I Synagogue. After a few introductions, Kerry came out and talked about various issues before fielding questions from the audience. There were quite a few young college kids in the audience. I was impressed at how well he handled some of the...
|2006_DC_Kissinger_060627||7||Wilson Center -- Thomas Schwartz (Henry Kissinger and the Dilemmas of American Power)|
"Henry Kissinger and the Dilemmas of American Power" with Thomas Schwartz, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Professor of History, Vanderbilt University.
This lecture will examine the diplomacy of Henry Kissinger, with an emphasis on the choices and dilemmas which faced Kissinger...
|2006_DC_Lafayette_Square||25||DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area|
|2006_DC_Law||28||DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial|
Several visits here:
(060313) Nighttime visit.
(060517) These were taken a few days after the "thin blue line" ceremony. Lots of flowers and markers for slain police officers.
(060520) This includes an interesting sequence taken several weeks after Law Day as a squirrel goes from wreath to wreath...
|2006_DC_Le_Droit_Bldg||1||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Le Droit Bldg (800-812 F St NW) (Adams Bldg + old International Spy Museum bldg)|
|2006_DC_Lincoln_CottageI||55||DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home) -- Interior Images|
|2006_DC_Lincoln_CottageT_060421||8||DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Pre-Opening Tour|
|2006_DC_Lincoln_CottageVC||1||DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center|
|2006_DC_Lincoln_Cottage||16||DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home)|
|2006_DC_Lincoln_Pk||9||DC -- Capitol Hill -- Lincoln Park|
|2006_DC_LOC_Art||64||DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Cartoon America|
The following description of the exhibit is from http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/cartoonamerica/
James Arthur Wood, Jr., began collecting original cartoon art as a childhood hobby. In his teens, Wood honed his drawing skills by copying the styles and characters of his favorite cartoonists. He began...
|2006_DC_LOC_BHope||4||DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bob Hope and American Variety|
Bob Hope was among the 20,000 vaudeville performers working in the 1920s. Many of these performers were, like Hope, recent immigrants to America who saw a vaudeville career as one of the few ways to succeed as a "foreigner" in America. Throughout his extraordinary professional career of nearly seventy...
|2006_DC_LOC_Ext||20||DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images|
|2006_DC_LOC_GHX||8||DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display|
|2006_DC_LOC_GH||33||DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall|
|2006_DC_LOC_NWCorner||9||DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Corner (Maps) Art (2nd Floor)|
|2006_DC_Marolda_060411||6||Capitol Hill History Project -- Edward Marolda (History of the Navy Yard)|
A History of the Navy Yard from the Navy’s Top Historian: Few people today are aware of how great a role the Washington Navy Yard has played in the life and development of Capitol Hill. The walled facility at the foot of 8th Street was once the biggest builder of Navy ships in the country, and then...
|2006_DC_Matthews_060406||34||Sixth & I's 6th In The City series -- Chris and Kathleen Matthews|
This program presents a fine opportunity for audience members to play Hardball with Chris Matthews and get an inside DC perspective from Kathleen Matthews. They will discuss current global events and take questions from the audience.
A television news anchor with a remarkable depth of experience,...
|2006_DC_Metro_Tour_060422||17||Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Metro Behind the Scenes|
Metro: Behind the Scenes:
As part of Metro's 30th anniversary, participants were taken around to the original Metro stations (the first was Rhode Island Avenue, and we also did Union Station, Judiciary Square, Gallery Place, Metro Center, and Farragut North) by Metro's interim general manager, Dan...
|2006_DC_Mickey||4||Natl Theatre -- Event: Mickey's Magic Show opens|
I was on my way to Zoofari so I didn't have time to stick around for the local celebrities who were going to show up for this. Inside was a huge Disney-related store of course.
|2006_DC_Miller_061023||8||Smithsonian Associates -- Donald Miller ("Masters of the Air")|
Masters of the Air: The American Air Campaign Against Nazi Germany: The Allied bombing campaign against Nazi Germany was the longest military campaign of World War II. Until Allied soldiers crossed into Germany in early 1945, the bomber war was the only battle fought inside the German homeland. Donald...
|2006_DC_Montrose_Pk||1||DC -- Georgetown -- Montrose and Dumbarton Park|
|2006_DC_Moore_060619||4||Dept of Interior Museum -- Lecture: Hullihen Williams Moore lecture|
This was a lecture and reception by Hullihen Williams Moore, a black and white photographer who had an exhibit called "Shenandoah: Views of our National Park" at the DOI Museum.
|2006_DC_NA2GEN_060510||65||Natl Archives -- Lindy Boggs and Cokie Roberts (American Conversations)|
Lindy Boggs and Cokie Roberts—Two Generations of an American Political Family
Former Congresswoman Lindy Boggs and her daughter, noted journalist Cokie Roberts, will join Archivist Allen Weinstein for a conversation about their mother/daughter relationship in an influential political family. Mrs....
|2006_DC_NABFT_061102||34||Natl Archives -- Walter Isaacson (Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary)|
Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary: Inventing America with Walter Isaacson:
America’s founders were optimistic not only about politics but also about the contributions they expected science and technology to make to the success of the fledgling democracy. Join historian Walter Isaacson, author of Benjamin...
|2006_DC_NABway_060420||26||Natl Archives -- Mickey Kantor and Laurence Maslon (introducing "Broadway")|
Broadway: The American Musical (60 minutes):
The six-part documentary series Broadway: The American Musical chronicles the Broadway musical throughout the 20th century and explores the evolution of this uniquely American art form. Tonight, series producer, writer, and director Michael Kantor will...
|2006_DC_NACTNE_060918||29||Natl Archives -- Panel -- Constitution in a Time of National Emergency|
Debate -- The Constitution in a Time of National Emergency: Join Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein as he moderates a debate between Judge Richard Posner and Geoffrey R. Stone. In partnership with Oxford University Press and the US Navy Memorial, Posner and Stone will debate the...
|2006_DC_NACW_060419||44||Natl Archives -- Ken Burns (introducing "Civil War: Universe of Battle")|
The Civil War: The Universe of Battle, 1863 (60 minutes)
The Civil War remains the highest rated and most celebrated documentary in public television’s history. Tonight, Emmy® Award–winning filmmaker Ken Burns will introduce episode 5 of this landmark film, which focuses on the events surrounding the...
|2006_DC_NACW_061021||160||Natl Archives -- Panel -- The Cold War: An Eyewitness Perspective|
A symposium on the Cold War featuring notable historians, journalists, and other eyewitnesses to Cold War history. The Cold War: An Eyewitness Perspective has been developed by the National Archives and Records Administration (including the Presidential Libraries and the Center for the National Archives...
|2006_DC_NADDay_061108||10||Natl Archives -- Grace Guggenheim (introducing "D-Day Remembered")|
D-Day Remembered: This Academy Award®–nominated documentary tells the story of a pivotal moment in the Allied struggle against Nazi Germany during World War II—the successful invasion of Normandy by the largest armada in history on June 6, 1944, and the battle that followed. D-Day Remembered is told...
|2006_DC_NAETW_060623||12||Natl Archives -- Norman Hatch ("Eyewitness to War: The Combat Cameraman")|
Eyewitness to War: The Combat Cameraman:
The Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film at the National Archives welcomes Norman Hatch, a combat cameraman in the 2nd Marine Division during the Second World War, who will introduce and discuss With the Marines at Tarawa (1944; 18 minutes) and To...
|2006_DC_NAFree_060914||45||Natl Archives & Newseum -- Students' Right to Free Speech (w/Mary Beth Tinker)|
In partnership with the Newseum and the US Navy Memorial, the National Archives presents a panel discussion on the legacy and future of students' rights in the United States. The panel will feature Mary Beth Tinker (former student activist who, as a 13 year old, became associated with a landmark 1969...
|2006_DC_NAGF_060619||61||Natl Archives -- Panel -- President Ford tribute (w/Henry Kissinger, etc)|
President Ford’s Washington and the World: The National Archives hosts a tribute to President Gerald R. Ford featuring presentations by distinguished Americans including Henry Kissinger, 56th U.S. Secretary of State (1973–1977), and David Gergen, political commentator, best-selling author of Eyewitness...
|2006_DC_NAGW_060921||30||Natl Archives -- "George Washington" (American Conversations)|
An American Conversation with George Washington: The first President of the United States, “George Washington,” will join Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein in a special Constitution Day “American Conversation.” Before he served as President, Washington was the Commander in Chief of American...
|2006_DC_NAHC_060509||32||Natl Archives -- Hillary Clinton (American Conversations)|
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton will join Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein for a conversation about her life as First Lady, Senator, and best-selling author. Senator Clinton was elected to the U.S. Senate from New York in 2000. She serves on a number of committees including Health,...
|2006_DC_NAIke_060421||26||Natl Archives -- Austin Hoyt and Duan Van Ee ("Ike")|
Dwight D. Eisenhower was both a war hero and a President. The documentary Ike, from the PBS series The American Experience, explores both facets of his complex and fascinating life. Part One: Soldier, looks at Eisenhower’s military career. Executive producer Austin Hoyt will be joined by Eisenhower...
|2006_DC_NAJHF_060314||47||Natl Archives -- John Hope Franklin (American Conversations)|
American Conversations: John Hope Franklin: The Historian and the African American Experience. Distinguished historian and lifelong civil rights activist Professor John Hope Franklin was interviewed by Professor Allen Weinstein (Archivist of the United States) and Lonnie G. Bunch (Founding Director of...
|2006_DC_NAKB_060209||17||Natl Archives -- Ken Burns (American Conversations)|
American Conversations: Ken Burns: The War -- Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Ken Burns, whose focus has been American life and culture, will discuss with the Archivist past works and his latest project on World War II to be released in 2007. Ken Burns has been making documentary films for...
|2006_DC_NAKM_060614||26||Natl Archives -- Ken Mehlman (American Conversations)|
Ken Mehlman, Chairman of the Republican National Committee, will join Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein for a discussion of his career and broad trends in American political life. (In the spirit of bipartisanship, a leading spokesperson for the Democratic Party will offer the view from the...
|2006_DC_NALady_061109||7||Natl Archives -- Rear Adm. Richard A. Buchanan (introducing "The Fighting Lady")|
The Fighting Lady : Created from footage shot on and around the Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Yorktown during its first months of action in the Pacific and narrated by Robert Taylor, this film won the 1944 Oscar® for best documentary feature. It intersperses combat scenes of breathtaking intensity...
|2006_DC_NALBJ_060324||41||DC Env Film Festival (2006) -- "A Life: The Story of Lady Bird Johnson" (w/Jack Valenti and Bess Abell) @ Natl Archives|
In conjunction with the 2006 Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, the Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film and the Center for the National Archives Experience present "A Life: The Story of Lady Bird Johnson" (1992), the story of one of America’s most remarkable First Ladies...
|2006_DC_NALM_060510||13||Natl Archives -- Linda McCarthy ("From Pigeons to Predators")|
In "From Pigeons to Predators: How Communications Helped Shaped U.S. History and Espionage," espionage historian Linda McCarthy will highlight the evolution of communications technology from the time of carrier pigeons to modern day unmanned drones. McCarthy will explore intriguing and little known...
|2006_DC_NANazi_061108||11||Natl Archives -- Michael Kurtz ("America and the Return of Nazi Contraband")|
America and the Return of Nazi Contraband:
Michael J. Kurtz, Assistant Archivist for Records Services at the National Archives, will discuss the topic “America and the Return of Nazi Contraband: The Recovery of Europe’s Cultural Treasures.” In the ruins of Hitler’s Third Reich, Allied occupiers found...
|2006_DC_NANEH_060418||30||Natl Archives -- Panel -- American Life and the Humanities|
American Conversations Series: American Life and the Humanities: The National Endowment for the Humanities and the Center for the National Archives Experience present a panel discussion on “American Life and the Humanities.” Panelists will include NEH chairman Bruce Cole and former chairmen Joseph...
|2006_DC_NAPC_060927||10||Natl Archives -- Paul Clancy ("Ironclad")|
Ironclad with Paul Clancy:
Author Paul Clancy will discuss his book Ironclad, which tells the saga of the warship USS Monitor and its remarkable salvage 140 years after its sinking. After the lecture be sure to read an eyewitness account of ironclads in our exhibit "Eyewitness--American Originals...
|2006_DC_NAPD_060217||10||Natl Archives -- Philip Dray ("Stealing God's Thunder")|
Stealing God's Thunder: Pulitzer-Prize finalist Philip Dray will discuss his new Franklin biography, Stealing God's Thunder: Ben Franklin's Lighting Rod and the Invention of America. Long before Franklin was an eminent statesman, he was famous for his revolutionary scientific work, especially his...
|2006_DC_Naval_Memorial||10||DC -- U.S. Navy Memorial|
|2006_DC_NAWil_061208||7||Natl Archives -- Eric Vettel (introducing "Wilson")|
Wilson (1944): Eric Vettel, Executive Director of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library in Staunton, Virginia, will introduce this superbly crafted biography starring Alexander Knox as Woodrow Wilson. The film won five Academy Awards. It chronicles the political career of Woodrow Wilson, beginning...
|2006_DC_NBF_Bird_060930||11||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Kai Bird|
Kai Bird is the author of The Chairman: John J. McCloy, The Making of the American Establishment and The Color of Truth: McGeorge Bundy and William Bundy, Brothers in Arms. He co-edited with Lawrence Lifschultz, Hiroshima’s Shadow: Writings on the Denial of History and the Smithsonian Controversy. His...
|2006_DC_NBF_Branch_060930||12||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Taylor Branch|
Taylor Branch: Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch is the author of Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-63, Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65, and At Canaan’s Edge: America in the King Years 1965-68 (Simon & Schuster, 2006), his three-volume account of the civil rights...
|2006_DC_NBF_Brinkley_060930||9||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Douglas Brinkley|
Douglas Brinkley is professor of history and director of the Roosevelt Center at Tulane University. Four of his books were selected as New York Times Notable Books of the Year. His last three historical narratives, Tour of Duty, The Boys of Pointe du Hoc and Parish Priest, were all New York Times...
|2006_DC_NBF_Coben_060930||1||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Harlan Coben|
Harlan Coben: International best-selling author Harlan Coben’s novels, including his most recent, Promise Me (Dutton, 2006), become national best-sellers almost as soon as they are published. He has won the Edgar Award, Shamus Award and Anthony Award -- the first writer to win all three -- for his Myron...
|2006_DC_NBF_Collier_060930||2||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Bryan Collier|
Bryan Collier, who began creating artwork in his signature style at the age of 15, has illustrated numerous award-winning children’s books. He is the recipient of two Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards, for Uptown and Rosa, as well as Coretta Scott King Honors for Freedom River, Martin’s Big Words:...
|2006_DC_NBF_Franklin_060930||4||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- John Hope Franklin|
John Hope Franklin, Duke University professor of history emeritus, is the author and editor of 17 books, including the best-selling From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans. As the first distinguished visiting scholar at the Library of Congress under the John W. Kluge Endowment, he...
|2006_DC_NBF_Goodwin_060930||34||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Doris Kearns Goodwin|
Doris Kearns Goodwin, a former Harvard professor and Woodrow Wilson Fellow, is the author of several New York Times best-sellers, including No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt which was awarded the 1995 Pulitzer Prize in History and her latest book, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of...
|2006_DC_NBF_Hill_060930||2||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Ezra Hill|
Veterans History event with Ezra Hill, a veteran who served as a Tuskegee airman.
|2006_DC_NBF_Hoffman_060930||2||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Daniel Hoffman|
Daniel Hoffman: An award-winning poet, translator, and literary critic, Daniel Hoffman has published more than ten books of poetry. His first collection, An Armada of Thirty Whales (1954), was chosen by W. H. Auden for the Yale Series of Younger Poets. His most recent book is Makes You Stop and Think:...
|2006_DC_NBF_Hosseini_060930||2||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Khaled Hosseini|
: As a fourth grader, Khaled Hosseini was already reading Persian poetry as well as Farsi translations of novels ranging from Alice in Wonderland to Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer series. His debut novel, The Kite Runner (Penguin, 2003), has stayed on best-seller, book club and community-wide reading...
|2006_DC_NBF_Hutchison_060930||15||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Kay Bailey Hutchison|
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) became the first woman elected to the U. S. Senate from the state of Texas. She is a graduate of the University of Texas and the University of Texas Law School and was twice elected to the Texas House of Representatives. She has also received numerous awards and...
|2006_DC_NBF_Hymel_060930||4||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Veteran's History Project panel w/Kevin Hymel and Bob Patrick|
Veteran's History Project panel discussion:
Kevin Hymel and Bob Patrick: Bob Patrick, director of the Veterans History Project, will interview Kevin Hymel, author of "Patton's Photographs: War As He Saw It." Mr. Hymel will focus on General George S. Patton's personal photography of his service in World...
|2006_DC_NBF_McCutcheon_060930||4||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- John McCutcheon|
John McCutcheon: Author, storyteller, singer and songwriter John McCutcheon is the recipient of several awards and honors. His 29 recordings have garnered five consecutive Grammy nominations, and he has produced more than twenty albums by other artists, from traditional fiddlers to contemporary...
|2006_DC_NBF_Meltzer_060930||2||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Brad Meltzer|
Brad Meltzer: Each of Brad Meltzer’s five novels has been a New York Times best-seller. He earned credit from Columbia Law School for writing his first book, which became The Tenth Justice (1997), an instant best-seller. His new novel is a thriller, The Book of Fate (Warner Books, 2006). His books have...
|2006_DC_NBF_Meyer_060930||3||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Stephenie Meyer|
Stephenie Meyer graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English literature. Her debut novel, Twilight (2005), was released to critical acclaim and became a New York Times Editor’s Choice, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, one of American Library Association’s Ten Best Books for...
|2006_DC_NBF_Miller_060930||12||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Veteran's History Project panel w/Donald Miller, Rick Newman, Don Shepperd, and Daun Van Ee|
Veteran's History Project panel discussion:
Donald Miller, Rick Newman, Don Shepperd, and Daun Van Ee. Donald Miller, author of "Masters of the Air: America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany," and Rick Newman and Don Shepperd, authors of "Bury Us Upside Down: The Misty Pilots...
|2006_DC_NBF_Misc_060930||22||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Miscellaneous|
|2006_DC_NBF_Nelson_060930||3||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Kadir Nelson|
Kadir Nelson began his career in illustration by creating the storyboards for Steven Spielberg's film "Amistad." Since that time he has become a much-sought-after artist, illustrating many celebrated picture books, including the Coretta Scott King Honor Book Thunder Rose, the best-seller Salt in His...
|2006_DC_NBF_Pelacanos_060930||3||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- George P. Pelecanos|
George P. Pelecanos, the author of more than a dozen crime-noir novels, spent years developing his writing talent and gathering his material from his life experiences in Washington, D.C. He was employed as a line cook, dishwasher, bartender, shoe salesman, electronics salesman and unskilled laborer --...
|2006_DC_NBF_Sachar_060930||3||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Louis Sachar|
Louis Sachar is an award-winning author of more than 20 fiction and educational books for children. His book Holes won the prestigious National Book Award and the Newbery Medal. It was also an American Library Association (ALA) Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA Notable Book, and it was made into a...
|2006_DC_NBF_Spirin_060930||5||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Gennady Spirin|
Gennady Spirin: The artist for this year's festival is award-winning Russian-born illustrator Gennady Spirin, whose lush contemporary technique brings a rich, imaginative depiction to the 2006 National Book Festival's poster. Mr. Spirin combines a modern aesthetic with the great traditions of the...
|2006_DC_NBF_Stoddard_060930||3||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Alexandra Stoddard|
Alexandra Stoddard is a philosopher of contemporary living, an interior designer and an author of many best-selling books, including Choosing Happiness: Key to a Joyful Life (2002), which is in its fourth printing; Things I Want My Daughters to Know (2004), now in its ninth printing; and her most recent...
|2006_DC_NBF_Woodward_060930||11||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Bob Woodward|
Bob Woodward: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Bob Woodward, a reporter and editor at The Washington Post since 1971, has authored or co-authored 10 No. 1 national nonfiction best-sellers, including two on the George W. Bush presidency, Bush at War (2002) and Plan of Attack (2004). His first best-seller,...
|2006_DC_NBF_Yeutushenko_060930||2||Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Yevgeny Yevtushenko|
Yevgeny Yevtushenko: Born in Siberia near Lake Baikal, Yevgeny Yevtushenko is Russia's best-known living poet. He published his first poem in 1949, and his famous poem "Babi Yar," which inspired Dimitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, was published in 1961. Besides his poetry, Yevtushenko has also...
|2006_DC_NCNW||2||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Natl Council of Negro Women (633 Penn Ave NW)|
|2006_DC_Newhart_060922||18||Borders -- Bob Newhart ("I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This")|
Legendary comic Bob Newhart discusses his new book "I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This!" in conversation with American Film Institute director and NPR commentator, (and former Barnum & Bailey clown) Murray Horwitz. "I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This!" is The first book ever from an icon of American comedy. A...
|2006_DC_Newseum||8||DC -- Newseum|
|2006_DC_NGAEW_Bldg||2||DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space|
|2006_DC_NGAEW_Dada||10||DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Dada|
February 19 – May 14, 2006
Overview: 448 works in a wide range of media, including collages, assemblages, photographs, prints, drawings, paintings, posters, films, and audio recordings were presented in this multimedia installation that traced the history of the Dada movement. The works of art...
|2006_DC_NGASG||3||DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden|
|2006_DC_NGGB_060326||4||DC Env Film Festival (2006) -- "The Giant Buddhas" (w/Christian Frei) @ Natl Gallery|
"The Giant Buddhas" (Switzerland, 2005, 95 min.) DC Premiere. In Bamiyan, the great valley in Afghanistan, not long ago, stood two giant Buddha statues–one, at 53 meters high, the tallest representation of Buddha in the world. But that was another world. In February of 2001 the Taliban issued an edict...
|2006_DC_NHAmazon_060324||4||DC Env Film Festival (2006) -- "Banking on Disaster" (w/Adrian Cowell) @ Natl Museum of Natural History|
Murder in the Amazon. (1989, 55 min.) The brutal murder of Chico Mendes on December 22, 1988 provoked international protest and brought worldwide attention to the problem of Amazonian deforestation. The film follows his rise as the leader of the rubber-tappers, or seringueiros, who have subsisted in the...
|2006_DC_NHMF_060326||24||DC Env Film Festival (2006) -- "The Monkey Folk" (w/Jacques Perrin) @ Natl Museum of Natural History|
"The Monkey Folk (Le Peuple Singe)", France/Indonesia, 1989, 85 min.) DC Premiere. Five years in the making, this comprehensive French documentary record of the simian world explores the lives and behavior in the wild of over 120 different simian species. Footage from the tropical forests of Ethiopia,...
|2006_DC_NMP_061115||24||Naval Heritage Center -- Event: National Mall Plan public symposium|
The National Park Service (NPS) will host a day-long public symposium to discuss preserving and caring for the National Mall while meeting the needs 0f more than 25 million visitors each year. The symposium will set the stage for the National Mall Plan and will feature local, national, and international...
|2006_DC_NMWA||1||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts (1250 New York Ave NW)|
|2006_DC_NY_Pres||2||DC -- Downtown -- New York Avenue Presbyterian Church (1313 New York Ave, NW)|
|2006_DC_OAH_060422||35||DC -- Org of American Historians/Abraham Lincoln Institute -- Lincoln's war powers|
This was a panel discussion presented by the Abraham Lincoln Institute at the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians in Washington, DC. Three members of the Board of Directors of the Abraham Lincoln Institute presented paper on presidential war powers. , Michael Burlingame, Allen...
|2006_DC_Oak_Hill||14||DC -- Oak Hill Cemetery|
|2006_DC_OAS||31||DC -- Organization of American States -- Main Bldg + Museum Exterior|
|2006_DC_OAS_Breaking||21||Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: Breaking Borders|
Breaking Borders / Rompiendo Fronteras
December 1, 2006-January 21, 2007
Washington D.C.: The Art Museum of the Americas and the Permanent Mission of El Salvador to the OAS announce the opening of Breaking Borders / Rompiendo Fronteras, an exhibition of photography and digital art by the Salvadoran...
|2006_DC_OAS_Geometry||10||Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: Geometry and Gesture|
Geometry and Gesture from the Collection
March- July 2006
Geometry and Gesture from the Collection is part of a continuing series of exhibits over the past year that have explored different facets of the OAS permanent collection. The current exhibit looks at the collection through the prism of...
|2006_DC_OAS_Museum||8||DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Art Museum of the Americas (201 18th St NW) -- Museum Bldg Interior|
|2006_DC_OCC||4||DC -- Old Convention Center (site) / CityCenterDC|
|2006_DC_Office_Savukinas_060908||65||Office (STAT-USA) -- Jackie Savukinas returns|
This was a "return from maternity leave" event for Jackie Savukinas. It featured husband Jay, both kids and their nanny.
|2006_DC_Office_Shower_060208||66||Office (STAT-USA) -- Baby shower for Cindy and Beethika Khan|
|2006_DC_Office_STAT||86||Office (STAT-USA) -- Various office shots|
(060518) Joe Correia comes to visit
(060802) Kristin meets Shannon and then does donuts
(060804) Goodbye lunch for Kristin
(061121) You are cordially invited to a reception tomorrow morning at 0930 in room 4848 to meet our new Under Secretary, Cyndi Glassman. This will be an excellent opportunity to...
|2006_DC_Office_Warren_060412||103||Office (STAT-USA) -- Sarah Warren's retirement event|
|2006_DC_Old_PostV||9||DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower|
|2006_DC_Old_Post||2||DC -- Old Post Office / Trump Finger -- Outside|
|2006_DC_Old_Stone||15||DC -- Georgetown -- Old Stone House (part of Rock Creek Park)|
|2006_DC_Orient_061026||5||Personal -- Margot Lebow @ Orient Express event|
|2006_DC_Peace_Mon||10||DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Peace Monument (Civil War Sailors Monument) (1st and Penn, NW)|
|2006_DC_Penn||6||DC -- Pennsylvania Avenue area|
|2006_DC_Penn_Qtr||34||DC -- Penn Quarter neighborhood|
|2006_DC_Pershing||5||DC -- Pershing Park (became National World War I Memorial in 2021)|
|2006_DC_Petersen_House||1||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Petersen House (House Where Lincoln Died) (516 10th St NW)|
|2006_DC_Pickering_061214||8||Dept of Commerce -- Event: Thomas Pickering|
The Bureau of Industry and Security in the Department of Commerce sponsored a BIS Speaker Series event with Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering. He was formerly the Senior Vice President for International Relations at Boeing, the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, and the Ambassador to the...
|2006_DC_Press_060918||8||DC -- Press Conference w/Acting Chief of the United States Capitol Police|
This was a press conference that I happened on while I was walking. The press conference was in response to an intruder incident that had happened at the Capital that morning. Here was that day's press release about the incident:
At approximately 7:47 a.m., a vehicle breached security of the Capitol...
|2006_DC_Quinn_060221||9||Smithsonian Associates -- Jane Bryant Quinn|
Jane Bryant Quinn—Smart Financial Strategies for Busy People: Money is a problem that bedevils most of us—plenty of decisions to make and no time to make them, busy as we are with jobs, families, and hobbies. With no time to become better informed, we worry, while our financial plans just wait.
|2006_DC_Rawlins_Statue||2||DC -- General John A. Rawlins Statue|
|2006_DC_Red_Cross||2||DC -- Foggy Bottom -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters|
|2006_DC_RRBVw||14||DC -- Ronald Reagan Building -- Views from...|
|2006_DC_RRB_I||6||DC -- Ronald Reagan Building (Interior Images)|
|2006_DC_SAAAL_060515||14||Smithsonian Associates -- Assassination of Abraham Lincoln (James Swanson, Edward Steers Jr.)|
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln: What happened in Washington, D.C., in the spring of 1865 is an incredible story. The search for Lincoln’s killer captivated a nation already dealing with the awfulness of the end of the Civil War. Now John Wilkes Booth and his accomplices—if indeed he did not act...
|2006_DC_SAPA_060301||17||Smithsonian Associates -- Presidents All|
Presidents All: We know Washington and Lincoln so well that their birthdays merit a holiday. But for every American president whose name enjoys instant recall, there are others about whom we have to scratch our heads a bit.
Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and Andrew Jackson reside in the first...
|2006_DC_SASC_060622||26||Smithsonian Associates -- Superman on the Couch|
Superman on the Couch: What Superheroes Really Tell Us About Ourselves and Our Society: From legends of the Olympian gods to the modern mythology of Superman and Spider Man, stories of superhuman heroes have always fascinated mankind. With this summer’s Superman Returns, our love affair with these...
|2006_DC_Shearer_060920||16||DCJCC -- Jewish Literary Festival -- Harry Shearer|
An Evening with Harry Shearer -- Not Enough Indians: A Novel. This was part of the Washington Jewish Literary Festival.
Join Harry Shearer—best known as the voice of Mr. Burns and Flanders on “The Simpsons,” co-creator and co-star of This is Spinal Tap, and former writer and cast member on “Saturday...
|2006_DC_Sheehan_060925||7||Borders -- Cindy Sheehan ("Peace Mom")|
Cindy Sheehan: The woman who turned grief into action and took her anti-war message to the President's doorstep tells her story in her own words -- a wrenching tale of heroism that will inspire a new generation of activists.
|2006_DC_Shenandoah||6||Ford's Theatre -- "Shenadoah" cast exiting|
I just happened upon this on my way back from the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital. The cast of "Shenandoah" (see review) was getting out and I got to meet Scott Bakula, who I'd loved from his "Quantum Leap" days.
|2006_DC_SIAHV||11||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Views from...|
|2006_DC_SIAH_Armstrong||1||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Lance Armstrong's Tour de France Bicycle|
Lance Armstrong's Tour de France Bicycle
December 14, 2005 – September 4, 2006
Lance Armstrong was the only man in history to win the Tour de France seven consecutive times.* On view are the Trek 5500 bicycle he rode in the 2000 Tour de France and a LIVESTRONG wristband worn to raise awareness of...
|2006_DC_SIAH_Bldg||4||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exterior Shots|
|2006_DC_SIAH_Burden||2||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Glorious Burden|
|2006_DC_SIAH_CBarton_Amb||3||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Clara Barton’s Red Cross Ambulance, 1898|
|2006_DC_SIAH_Ceremonial||1||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Ceremonial Court|
|2006_DC_SIAH_Closing_060904||28||Natl Museum of Amer History -- Event: Closing day (2006)|
Closing day presentation by museum director Brent Glass just before the museum closed for renovations for over two years.
|2006_DC_SIAH_Fire_Water||2||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Fire and Water: The CIGNA Firefighting and Maritime Collection|
Fire and Water: The CIGNA Firefighting and Maritime Collection
October 28, 2005 – July 13, 2006
Visitors can watch through large windows as curators process a collection of nearly 4,000 firefighting and maritime materials that date from 1825-1875, the heyday of voluntary fire organizations....
|2006_DC_SIAH_Gowns||1||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: First Ladies|
|2006_DC_SIAH_GWStatue||10||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: George Washington Statue, 1841|
|2006_DC_SIAH_Ice_Cream||1||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Ice Cream Parlor|
Ice Cream Parlor
July 3, 1981 – September 2, 2003
Museum visitors can enjoy sundaes and sodas made with Haagen-Dazs ice cream in a parlor reminiscent of the turn of the century. An authentic decorative mirror is mounted behind the soda fountain. The exhibit also includes Stohlman's Confectionary and...
|2006_DC_SIAH_Int||7||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots|
|2006_DC_SIAH_Lemelson||1||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Lemelson Center|
|2006_DC_SIAH_Plans_060712||22||James Smithson Society event -- American History (Building renovation plans)|
These were slides shown to a James Smithson Society donor lunch. They showed the plans for the renovated and transformed National Museum of American History. The description from the lunch was as follows:
Renovation and Transformation: In an important step to ensure the long-term preservation of "the...
|2006_DC_SIAH_PopCult||31||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture|
|2006_DC_SIAH_Post_Office||10||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Country Store Post Office|
|2006_DC_SIAH_Price_WW2||1||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- World War II|
|2006_DC_SIAH_Stanley||2||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Stanley: Robot Car|
Robots on the Road: Stanley
November 21, 2008 – January 8, 2012
This experimental robot car named Stanley, a modified Volkswagen Touareg, offers a glimpse into the future of "smart" cars. It can drive itself without a human in the driver's seat or at remote controls; it sees the road ahead through...
|2006_DC_SIAIR_Gall102A||2||DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air|
|2006_DC_SIAIR_Gall210A||18||DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 210: (a) Apollo to the Moon|
|2006_DC_SIAIR_TreasuresAH||177||DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Temporary Exhibit: Treasures of American History (in Gallery 211)|
Treasures of American History
November 17, 2006 – April 13, 2008
While the American History Museum is closed for renovation (Sept. 5, 2006-fall 2008), more than 150 highlights from the museum are on view here. The exhibition is divided into four sections: Creativity and Innovation, American Biography,...
|2006_DC_SIFG||37||DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere|
|2006_DC_SIHIR||2||DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)|
|2006_DC_Simon_061015||19||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2006 -- Neil Simon)|
Mark Twain prize to Neil Simon: The Kennedy Center will award the ninth annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Neil Simon, one of America's--and the world's--greatest humorists. In a show filled with fun and laughter, a star-studded lineup will honor Simon, including Jason Alexander, Christina...
|2006_DC_SINH_Plans_060822||23||James Smithson Society event -- American History (Written in Bone plans)|
I took these photos during a James Smithson Society lunch in 2006. It was three years before the exhibit opened and I wasn't allowed to post the pictures until after it opened. Much of what opened three years later was quite similar to what was presented although the flow of the exhibit was a bit...
|2006_DC_SINZ_Amazonia||13||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Amazonia|
|2006_DC_SINZ_Art||8||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art|
|2006_DC_SINZ_Bear||78||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bears|
Featuring the new sloth bear cub.
|2006_DC_SINZ_Bird||29||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House|
|2006_DC_SINZ_BV||43||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- American Trail (formerly Beaver Valley) (sea lions, seals, pelicans, beavers, otters, bald eagles, ravens, and grey wolves)|
|2006_DC_SINZ_Cat||59||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats|
Several visits: ...
|2006_DC_SINZ_Const||36||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects|
|2006_DC_SINZ_Elephant||48||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail|
Pictures taken 11/19 were taken during a Kandula-anniversary event.
|2006_DC_SINZ_Halloween||8||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Boo at the Zoo Halloween decorations|
|2006_DC_SINZ_Invert||10||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates|
|2006_DC_SINZ_Main||22||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere|
Including photos of the new Asia Trail section.
|2006_DC_SINZ_Mammal||10||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House (plus Lemurs)|
|2006_DC_SINZ_PandaVC||20||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Panda Visitor Areas (David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat)|
|2006_DC_SINZ_Panda||253||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas|
Mostly pictures of Tai Shan, the cub
|2006_DC_SINZ_Prairie||6||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs|
|2006_DC_SINZ_Primate||7||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates|
|2006_DC_SINZ_Reptile||24||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House|
|2006_DC_SINZ_RPanda||38||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Red Pandas|
|2006_DC_SINZ_Tile||3||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Donor Tiles|
These are the various donor tiles I've paid for at the Zoo over the years.
|2006_DC_SIPG_Bldg||73||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building|
Pictures taken before July 2006 were of the outside of the building as they got it ready for its opening. They include some nighttime shots during pre-opening receptions. The building opened on July 1, 2006 so the pictures from that day forward include indoor shots.
|2006_DC_SIPG_Boochever||23||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 2006 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition|
|2006_DC_SIPG_Bravo||15||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!|
|2006_DC_SIPG_Ceremony_060701||52||Reynolds Center -- Event: Opening -- Building Reopening Day Ceremony|
Grand Opening Family Festival: Sponsored by Target: Celebrate the opening of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture with a fun-filled day of activities and music. Meet actors impersonating individuals from the collections, tour the galleries, and see the new Lunder Conservation...
|2006_DC_SIPG_Champions||4||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Champions|
|2006_DC_SIPG_ColdWar||11||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Presidency and the Cold War|
The Presidency and the Cold War
July 1, 2006 – February 24, 2008
This gallery is devoted to exhibitions on presidential themes with the first theme focusing on The Presidency and the Cold War. This exhibition explores how U.S. presidents shaped or reacted to the events of the Cold War, beginning at...
|2006_DC_SIPG_CW||21||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War|
|2006_DC_SIPG_Folk||44||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art|
|2006_DC_SIPG_Luce||34||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Foundation Center for American Art|
|2006_DC_SIPG_Modern||1||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art|
|2006_DC_SIPG_Opening_060701||49||Reynolds Center -- Event: Opening -- Building Reopening Day Events|
|2006_DC_SIPG_Painting||159||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings|
|2006_DC_SIPG_Portrait||73||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits|
|2006_DC_SIPG_Preamble||2||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Preamble (by Mike Wilkins)|
|2006_DC_SIPG_Pres||35||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents|
Including the long-gone Bill Clinton portrait. This one had attracted flak from the anti-Clinton folks because he didn't have a wedding ring which they claimed was a comment on him being a philandering. It turned out that men never had portraits done wearing jewelry -- the last portrait with a wedding...
|2006_DC_SIPG_Sculpture||64||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture|
|2006_DC_SIPG_Vw||2||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- View from terrace|
|2006_DC_SISG||29||DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere|
|2006_DC_SI_Ripley_Amazon||5||DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: Amazon Voyage|
Amazon Voyage: Vicious Fishes and Other Riches
April 3, 2006 – August 6, 2006
This exhibition follows a boat journey along the Amazon River, with stops at 9 ports of call. On view are live fish, objects, over 20 interactives, and multimedia presentations to explore biodiversity and the relationships...
|2006_DC_SI_Ripley_Myth||70||DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: Myth, Mortals and Immortality|
Myth, Mortals, and Immortality: Works from Museo Soumaya de Mexico
September 13, 2006 – November 2, 2006
Over 100 works spanning the 17th to the 20th century by some of Mexico's most renowned artists, including Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Jorge Gonzalez Camarena, and David Alfaro Siqueiros are on...
|2006_DC_SI_Ripley_VSA5||10||DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: VSA: Destination Anywhere|
Destination Anywhere: VSA Arts 5th Annual National Juried Exhibition for Young Artists with Disabilities
September 28, 2006 – November 30, 2006
On view are 15 artworks that reflect the experiences of young artists with disabilities and reveal how those disabilities shape or transform the artists'...
|2006_DC_Smoking_060316||8||DC -- "Thank You for Smoking" panel discussion|
This was a panel discussion that followed a pre-screening of "Thank You for Smoking" screening. The moderator was Washington Post Health Section Reporter, January Payne, with speakers Matthew Myers (President of the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids) and Alana L. Davis ("Public Relations Guru", Senior...
|2006_DC_Southwest||1||DC -- Southwest neighborhood|
|2006_DC_Stanton_Pk||4||DC -- Capitol Hill -- Stanton Park|
|2006_DC_Supreme_Ct||6||DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exterior|
|2006_DC_Takei_060509||43||Ronald Reagan Bldg -- Event: Natl Asian Pacific Amer Heritage Month w/George Takei|
May is National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The Federal Triangle Partnership, consisting of the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Agency for International Development, is pleased to announce its program...
|2006_DC_Terkel_060405||20||Politics & Prose -- Studs Terkel in conversation with Bob Edwards|
Bob Edwards talks with the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning oral historian whose interviews with workers, musicians, unionists, and artists document hundreds of unique American stories from the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, and through the present day.
The speakers were introduced by...
|2006_DC_Thomas_060619||8||Olsson's -- Helen Thomas ("Watchdogs of Democracy?")|
Helen Thomas - Watchdogs of Democracy?: The Waning Washington Press Corps and How It Has Failed the Public. In the course of more than sixty years spent covering Washington politics, Helen Thomas has witnessed a raft of fundamental changes in the way news is gathered and reported. Thomas sees a growing...
|2006_DC_Tidal||3||DC -- Tidal Basin|
|2006_DC_Townsend_060517||8||Wilson Center -- Fran Townsend (Immigration Proposal)|
Frances Fragos Townsend, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, spoke on the President's recent immigration announcement. She outlined the various facets and took some questions from the audience. This meeting, jointly sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Division...
|2006_DC_Toynbee||3||DC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles|
(1) This one was photographed at the intersection of 15th and F, NW.
(2) This one, a color one, was right near the Temperance Fountain by the National Archives building. I just happened to run across it which was pretty cool!
In Movie '2001
|2006_DC_Treasury||1||DC -- Dept of Treasury building|
|2006_DC_Tussauds||1||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Madame Tussauds Washington DC (1001 F St NW)|
|2006_DC_UClub_Book_061129||28||University Club -- 17th Annual Book Fair|
The University Club of Washington, DC Presents The Seventeenth Annual Book Fair and Meet the Author Night. Among the authors present was Patrick Buchanan, C. Helen Thomas, C. Brian Kelly and his wife Ingrid Smyer-Kelly, Thomas Ricks, Alicia Shepard, Aviva Goldfarb, Georgie Anne Geyer, Claude Berube,...
|2006_DC_Union_Columbus||2||DC -- Union Station -- Columbus Fountain|
|2006_DC_Union_StationI||5||DC -- Union Station (Interior)|
|2006_DC_Union_StationX||7||DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Christmas Display|
|2006_DC_Verizon||18||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Verizon Center|
The Verizon Center became the MCI Center in 2006.
This was a fluke. I was coming back from the Sixth and I Synagogue, where I'd seen John Kerry, when I had to move around a crane parked in the street in front of the MCI Center. It turned out the crane was putting up the new "Verizon" sign and the MCI...
|2006_DC_Waggaman||1||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Waggaman Auctioneer Bldg (917 F St NW)|
|2006_DC_Wash_Mon||4||DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior|
|2006_DC_WCCVw||3||DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Views from...|
|2006_DC_White_House||4||DC -- White House|
Included here is a protest for "Dog". Duane "Dog" Chapman is a bounty hunter who's had an interesting career as a bounty hunter and has a TV show to prove it. One of his adventures took him to Mexico to grab a wanted rapist. However, Mexico doesn't recognize bounty hunters and wanted him extradited....
|2006_DC_WHouse_Garden||35||DC -- White House Garden Tour (2006)|
In the old days, this was a more enjoyable event because you could actually wander through some of the gardens. Now days, you have to stay on the pavement and you seldom get anywhere close to an actual plant. Still, it's only offered a few times a year so take it while you can.
|2006_DC_WHouse_Passby||14||DC -- Presidential Helicopter flybies|
Two flybys. The first was (060619) and Kristin and I were desperately trying to get to an event at the Department of the Interior but we were stopped because the presidential helicopter was landing. That killed 15 minutes.
|2006_DC_WHouse_People_060819||26||Personal -- Josh, Joanne, and Ryan @ White House garden event|
|2006_DC_WHouse_People_061202||37||Personal -- Josh, Joanne, and Ryan @ White House|
|2006_DC_WHouse_Tree||32||DC -- White House -- Natl Christmas Tree (2006)|
|2006_DC_Whouse_XMas||45||DC -- White House interior Christmas decorations (2006)|
|2006_DC_Wicker_060426||4||Olsson's -- Tom Wicker ("Shooting Star")|
Tom Wicker - Shooting Star: The Brief Arc of Joseph McCarthy: America's most notorious demagogue emerges as less a fanatic than an opportunist in this lively political biography. Long-time New York Times political writer Tom Wicker, author of well-received studies of Eisenhower and other presidents,...
|2006_DC_Willard||21||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Willard InterContinental Washington (1401 Penn Ave NW)|
|2006_DC_Wilson_Center||1||DC -- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars|
|2006_DC_WNY||11||DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard|
|2006_DC_WNY_Art||13||DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- Navy Art Gallery|
|2006_DC_WNY_Barry||100||DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- Display Ship Barry (DD 993)|
|2006_DC_WNY_Chapel||8||DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- Chapel|
|2006_DC_WNY_NavyMus||99||DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- U.S. Navy Museum|
|2006_DC_WNY_Parks||27||DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- Willard and Dahlgren (?) Parks|
|2006_DC_Wozniak_061121||23||Politics & Prose -- Steve Wozniak ("iWoz")|
Steve Wozniak ("iWoz"): In this technically fascinating yet easily accessible memoir, Wozniak recalls his childhood fascination with technology, the founding of Apple (with Steve Jobs), the invention of the personal computer, and all the pranks he’s pulled along the way. Illustrations and sidebars...
|2006_DC_WWI||1||DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial|
|2006_DC_Zoofari_060518||49||DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2006)|
I ran into all sorts of Zoo people at this event including John Berry (director), Lucy Spelman (former director), Jim Schroeder (FONZ president), Mara Mayor (director of education), and Lisa Stevens (the panda lady, not pictured), I also ran into a few people from other groups that I belong to.
|2006_FL_6Mile||21||FL -- Fort Myers -- Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve|
|2006_FL_BellW_HomeAL||3||FL -- Altoona -- Bell Home|
|2006_FL_Correia||4||Personal -- Joe and Lesley Correia|
|2006_FL_CrittersFL||16||FL -- Critters -- Various|
Various animals in Florida that weren't part of something else, including lots of Mom's cat Max, Dumpster feeders, lizards, etc. Be sure to look in entries like the Everglades for the main stash of Florida critters.
|2006_FL_Cypress||21||FL -- Big Cypress Natl Preserve|
|2006_FL_Dade||16||FL -- Bushnell -- Dade Battlefield Historic State Park|
|2006_FL_Dali||5||FL -- St Petersburg -- Salvadore Dali Museum|
|2006_FL_DeSoto||18||FL -- De Soto Natl Memorial|
|2006_FL_Edison_Ford||76||FL -- Fort Myers -- Edison & Ford Winter Estates -- Homes|
|2006_FL_Edison_Lab||19||FL -- Fort Myers -- Edison & Ford Winter Estates -- Lab|
Previously on this site was Edison's original electrical laboratory, constructed in 1886. Here, he and his assistants conducted experiments to improve incandescent lighting. After observing Edison at work, a journalist from the New York World reported that his bulbs "burst out into a radiance that...
|2006_FL_Edison_Museum||41||FL -- Fort Myers -- Edison & Ford Winter Estates -- Museum|
|2006_FL_Everglades||55||FL -- Everglades Natl Park|
|2006_FL_Flamingo||131||FL -- Fort Lauderdale -- Flamingo Gardens|
The was an interesting place so the pictures are divided by subject: ...
|2006_FL_Florida||7||FL -- Miscellaneous|
|2006_FL_Ft_Lauderdale||19||FL -- Fort Lauderdale|
|2006_FL_GuthrieJ_HomeP||6||FL -- Palmetto -- Joan and Al Kollins home|
Mom after release from the rehab clinic and with Kevin
|2006_FL_HolocaustFL||10||FL -- Miami Beach -- Holocaust Memorial|
|2006_FL_LotusphereCS||88||FL -- Lotusphere 2006 (Common Sessions w/Jason Alexander, Jim Gaffigan)|
|2006_FL_Lotusphere||107||FL -- Lotusphere 2006 (Regular Sessions)|
Five days' worth of events here:
|2006_FL_Manatee||8||FL -- Fort Myers -- Manatee Park|
This is a wonderful park right off of I-75 where you can see manatees floating in the water. The manatees respond to cold ocean water by coming further into land to stay warm.
Manatee Park is a 17-acre regional park built by and operated through a cooperative effort of partners and sponsors. The land...
|2006_FL_NASA_Hall||23||FL -- Titusville -- U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame|
|2006_FL_NASA_SV||21||FL -- Kennedy Space Center -- Apollo/Saturn V Center|
|2006_FL_NASA_VC||15||FL -- Kennedy Space Center -- Visitor Center|
|2006_FL_NASA_VIP||51||FL -- Kennedy Space Center -- VIP tour|
|2006_FL_NeumannM_HomeP||13||FL -- Palmetto -- Melvin and Jean Home|
|2006_FL_Ringling1||64||FL -- Sarasota -- John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art -- Halls 1 to 11|
|2006_FL_Ringling2||54||FL -- Sarasota -- John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art -- Halls 12 to 21|
|2006_FL_Ringling_Outside||31||FL -- Sarasota -- John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art -- Outside|
|2006_FL_Sarasota||11||FL -- Sarasota|
|2006_FL_Sarasota_Sculpture||21||FL -- Sarasota -- Season of Sculpture|
These are pictures from the Third Invitational Exhibition of Monumental Works of Art. These are large-scale sculptures along Sarasota's Bayfront. There are 28 pieces of art by sculptors representing 14 countries.
|2006_FL_SeaWorldFL||42||FL -- Orlando -- Seaworld Orlando -- Lotusphere 2006 reception|
|2006_FL_Selby||32||FL -- Sarasota -- Marie Selby Botanical Gardens|
This botanical gardens is located right on the Gulf of Mexico and features 20,000 colorful plants, including a live collection of more than 6,000 orchids. Marie Selby was born in West Virginia. She met William Selby, a partner with his father in the Selby Oil and Gas Company (which later created...
|2006_FL_Selby_Masks||22||FL -- Sarasota -- Marie Selby Botanical Gardens -- Rainforest Masks 2006 exhibit|
The Borucan Indians of Costa Rica, living in the rainforests, have a passion for making ceremonial masks. By the late 1970s, the carving tradition began to wane, a victim of the area's economic decay. This exhibit is part of an attempt to reinvigorate the artform.
The show was held in The Mansion at...
|2006_FL_Sunken||31||FL -- St Petersburg -- Sunken Gardens|
In 1903, a four acre property was purchased by George Turner, Sr., a plumber, who was an avid gardener. He drained a shallow sink-hole lake that dropped ten feet below street level and grew fruits and exotic plants from all over the world. By 1924, his amazing garden was attracting visitors who paid...
|2006_FL_WDW_Hotel||88||FL -- Walt Disney World resort properties|
|2006_FL_Winter_Park||13||FL -- Winter Park|
|2006_GA_Adairsville||4||GA -- Adairsville|
|2006_GA_Allatoona_Pass||53||GA -- Allatoona Pass Battlefield|
|2006_GA_Atlanta_Battle||7||GA -- Atlanta -- Battle sites|
|2006_GA_Atlanta_Botanic||68||GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta Botanical Garden|
|2006_GA_Atlanta_BotNiki||48||GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta Botanical Garden -- Niki in the Garden|
Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002) is an artist born in France, raised in New York City. She was a founding member of the Noveau Realisme movement, and collaborated with Christo, Yves Klein, Arman and Jean Tingueley. Her artworks fall into four categories -- nanas (large-scale chicks and babes), animals,...
|2006_GA_Atlanta_BotScare||41||GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta Botanical Garden -- Scarecrows|
Scarecrows in the Garden is a display of about 50 scarecrows in the Woodland and Children's Garden. They were designed by various organizations and some of them were quite creative.
|2006_GA_Atlanta_Cap||40||GA -- Atlanta -- State Capitol|
|2006_GA_Atlanta_Grant_Park||20||GA -- Atlanta -- Grant Park|
|2006_GA_Atlanta_Oakland||156||GA -- Atlanta -- Oakland Cemetery|
|2006_GA_Cartersville||5||GA -- Cartersville|
|2006_GA_CassvilleCC||11||GA -- Cassville -- Confederate Cemetery|
|2006_GA_Cassville||10||GA -- Cassville|
|2006_GA_Chick_Other||90||GA -- Chickamauga Natl Military Park -- Other items|
|2006_GA_Chick_State||27||GA -- Chickamauga Natl Military Park -- State Monuments|
|2006_GA_Coopers||11||GA -- Cartersville -- Coopers Iron Works|
|2006_GA_DaltonCC||9||GA -- Dalton -- Confederate Cemetery|
|2006_GA_DaltonDG||17||GA -- Dalton -- Dug Gap Battle Park|
|2006_GA_Dalton||15||GA -- Dalton|
|2006_GA_Ellijay||10||GA -- Ellijay -- On a cold morning in the valley|
|2006_GA_Etowah||30||GA -- Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site|
|2006_GA_Gilgal||6||GA -- Gilgal Church|
|2006_GA_Jonesboro||14||GA -- Jonesboro|
|2006_GA_Kennesaw||16||GA -- Kennesaw|
|2006_GA_Kennesaw_Mtn||20||GA -- Kennesaw Mountain Natl Battlefield Park|
|2006_GA_KingstonCC||7||GA -- Kingston -- Confederate Cemetery|
|2006_GA_Kingston||15||GA -- Kingston|
|2006_GA_MariettaCC||38||GA -- Marietta -- Confederate Cemetery|
|2006_GA_MariettaNC||15||GA -- Marietta -- Marietta National Cemetery|
|2006_GA_Marietta||23||GA -- Marietta|
|2006_GA_Marietta_EpisCem||8||GA -- Marietta -- Episcopal Cemetery|
|2006_GA_Marietta_EpisTree||18||GA -- Marietta -- Episcopal Cemetery -- Tree removal|
|2006_GA_MLK||27||GA -- Atlanta -- Martin Luther King Jr NHS|
This was my first visit since Coretta Scott King had died and I wanted to see how she would be represented at the site. Her husband was still on an island all by himself in the middle of a water body. She was in a flower bed by the eternal flame. I also did the house tour for the first time -- no...
|2006_GA_New_Echota||110||GA -- New Echota State Historic Site|
|2006_GA_New_Hope||7||GA -- New Hope Church|
|2006_GA_Peachtree||24||GA -- Atlanta -- Peachtree Creek (Tanyard Creek Park)|
|2006_GA_Picketts||19||GA -- Pickett's Mill State Historic Site|
|2006_GA_Pine_Mtn||13||GA -- Pine Mountain -- Polk Monument|
|2006_GA_ResacaCC||14||GA -- Resaca -- Confederate Cemetery|
|2006_GA_Resaca||6||GA -- Resaca|
|2006_GA_RinggoldRR||11||GA -- Ringgold -- Depot|
|2006_GA_RinggoldSC||8||GA -- Ringgold -- Old Stone Church|
|2006_GA_Ringgold||8||GA -- Ringgold|
|2006_GA_Rome||23||GA -- Rome|
|2006_GA_Rome_Myrtle||45||GA -- Rome -- Myrtle Hill Cemetery|
|2006_GA_TimeshareGA||10||Personal -- Timeshare in Ellijay, GA|
|2006_GA_Tunnel_Hill||13||GA -- Tunnel Hill|
|2006_GA_Westview||37||GA -- Atlanta -- Westview Cemetery|
|2006_GA_ZooAtlanta||89||GA -- Atlanta -- Zoo Atlanta|
Lun Lun (pronounced loon loon)
Date of birth: August 25, 1997
Weight: 105-115kg (231-254 lbs)
Lun Lun's birth name given to her by keepers in Chengdu was Hua Hua. Lun Lun was renamed by a Taiwanese rock star, Su Huilun, who "adopted" her at the Chengdu Research...
|2006_ID_Bear_River||11||ID -- Bear River Massacre Site|
|2006_MD_AntietamVC||1||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Visitor Center|
|2006_MD_Antietam_Illumin_061202||23||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Event: Illumination|
|2006_MD_Antietam_Lower||1||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Lower Bridge (Burnside Bridge/Flank Attack)|
|2006_MD_Antietam_Middle||48||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Middle Bridge (Sunken Road)|
|2006_MD_Antietam_ParkDay_060401||13||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Pry House -- Event: Park Day (2006)|
|2006_MD_Antietam_Pry||6||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Pry House|
|2006_MD_Antietam_Upper||70||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Upper Bridge (Woods, Cornfield, Dunker Church, Mumma)|
|2006_MD_Aqueduct||16||MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Mile 42.2 -- Monocacy Aqueduct|
|2006_MD_AVAM||14||MD -- Baltimore -- American Visionary Art Museum|
|2006_MD_Babe_Ruth||45||MD -- Baltimore -- Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum|
|2006_MD_Baldacci_061105||5||Costco @ Beltsville? -- David Baldacci ("The Collectors")|
David Baldacci is the author of eleven previous consecutive New York Times best-sellers: Absolute Power, Total Control, The Winner, The Simple Truth, Saving Faith, Wish You Well, Last Man Standing, The Christmas Train, Split Second, Hour Game, and The Camel Club, as well as his Freddy and the French...
|2006_MD_Baltimore||22||MD -- Baltimore|
|2006_MD_Baltimore_Aquarium||34||MD -- Baltimore -- Natl Aquarium|
|2006_MD_Baltimore_Art||3||MD -- Baltimore -- Public Art (except murals)|
|2006_MD_Baltimore_Basilica||66||MD -- Baltimore -- Basilica of the Assumption|
|2006_MD_Baltimore_MemCSS||3||MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Confederate Soldiers and Sailors|
|2006_MD_Baltimore_MemCW||2||MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Confederate Women's|
|2006_MD_Baltimore_MemLJ||2||MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Lee-Jackson @ Wyman Park Dell|
|2006_MD_Baltimore_MemUSS||7||MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Union Soldiers and Sailors @ Wyman Park Dell|
|2006_MD_Baltimore_Mem||2||MD -- Baltimore -- Memorials (Other)|
|2006_MD_Baltimore_Murals||2||MD -- Baltimore -- Public Murals (not shown by artist)|
|2006_MD_Bamako_061207||79||AFI -- "Bamako" (Wash DC Premiere) (w/Danny Glover)|
Speakers in sequence:
-- African drummer Baba Ngwa
-- Murray Horwitz (AFI Director),
-- Omekongo Dibinga (spoken-word artist)
-- Murray Horwitz (again)
-- Panel: ???, Danny Glover, Emira Woods (Director, Foreign Policy in Focus, Institute for Policy Studies), and...
|2006_MD_Barnesville||6||MD -- Barnesville|
|2006_MD_Battle_Mon||5||MD -- Baltimore -- Battle Monument|
|2006_MD_Bay_Walk_060507||39||MD -- Annapolis -- Chesapeake Bay Bridge Walk (2006)|
|2006_MD_BCCA||79||Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Artists|
Artists photograph (in sequence):
Chuck Dixon, Barry Kitson, Mark Waid, Scott Kurtz, Mike Manley, John Ostrander, Mark Texeira, Mark Sparacio, Alex Saviuk, Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Walt Simonson, Eric Powell, Mark McKenna, Michael Bair, Don Rosa, Scott Kurtz, Kyle Baker, Dan DiDio, George Perez,...
|2006_MD_BCCP1_060909||9||Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Panel: A Moment with Howard Chaykin|
A Moment with Howard Chaykin: with Kyle Baker, Frank Cho, Walt Simonson, Howard Chaykin, and Jimmy Palmiotti.
|2006_MD_BCCP2_060909||12||Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Panel: DC Nation|
DC Nation: with Dan DiDio, Jan Jones, Mark Waid, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Bob Wayne.
|2006_MD_BCCP3_060909||6||Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Panel: Titans Together:|
Titans Together: with Marv Wolfman and George Perez.
|2006_MD_BCCP4_060909||22||Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Panel: DCU: One Year Greater|
DCU: One Year Greater: with Jan Jones, Kurt Busiek, Marv Wolfman, George Perez, Bill Willingham, J.G. Jones, Mark Waid, Barry Kitson, Bob Wayne, and Dan DiDio.
|2006_MD_BCCP5_060909||1||Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Panel: Beyond The Panels|
Beyond The Panels: Using Graphic Novels in Educational and Library Settings
|2006_MD_BCC||13||Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Miscellaneous|
|2006_MD_BCC_Harvey_060909||76||Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Harvey Awards|
A variety of speakers and presenters including Jerry Robinson, Kyle Baker, Bob Wayne, Joe Quesada, Howard Chaykin, George Perez, John Romita Jr., and John Romita Sr. (who won a lifetime achievement award). Also Steve Conley, Frank Cho, Jose Villarrubia, and CB Cebulski.
Here is the list of people who...
|2006_MD_BMI||77||MD -- Baltimore -- Baltimore Museum of Industry|
|2006_MD_Boats||46||MD -- Annapolis -- Boats along the Chesapeake incl Volvo Ocean Race|
The Volvo Ocean Race is a round-the-world sailing competition. It happened to be hitting Annapolis during the Walk the Bay event so we saw the boats come, round the buoys, and move off to Baltimore.
|2006_MD_Brookside||229||MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens|
|2006_MD_Brunswick||28||MD -- Brunswick|
|2006_MD_Bryantown||3||MD -- Bryantown|
|2006_MD_Bryan_St_Marys||7||MD -- Bryantown -- St. Mary's Church and Cemetery|
|2006_MD_Camden_Yards||12||MD -- Baltimore -- Camden Yards|
|2006_MD_Census_061026||112||US Census Bureau -- New building dedication ceremony|
GSA/U.S. Census to Dedicate New U.S. Census Headquarters at Suitland Federal Center in Suburban Maryland
The General Services Administration (GSA), in partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau (Census), will dedicate a new 1.5 million square foot U.S. Census Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland on...
|2006_MD_Constellation||13||MD -- Baltimore -- USS Constellation|
|2006_MD_CrittersMD||36||MD -- Critters -- Eno, birds, and an opossum|
Various pictures here:
(060223) My neighbor Gail's cat Eno.
(060311) My neighbor Gail's cat Eno.
(060410) Birds a the Brookside Nature Center.
(060507) Birds along the Bay Bridge Walk.
(060618) Baby starling trapped in my house.
(061019) Opossum in back yard
(061027) Gail's cat Eno
|2006_MD_CumberlandCP||3||MD -- Cumberland -- Canal Place|
|2006_MD_CumberlandC||26||MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Cumberland (Canal and River)|
|2006_MD_CumberlandFCT||33||MD -- Cumberland -- Fort Cumberland Trail (including GW Cabin)|
|2006_MD_CumberlandRR||9||MD -- Cumberland -- Railroad Station and Tracks|
|2006_MD_CumberlandVC||11||MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Cumberland -- Visitor Center|
|2006_MD_Cumberland||6||MD -- Cumberland|
|2006_MD_Cylburn||22||MD -- Baltimore -- Cylburn Arboretum|
|2006_MD_Dentistry||48||MD -- Baltimore -- National Museum of Dentistry (Dr. Samuel D. Harris)|
|2006_MD_Dickerson||2||MD -- Dickerson|
|2006_MD_Druid_Hill||15||MD -- Baltimore -- Druid Hill Park|
|2006_MD_Easton||12||MD -- Easton|
|2006_MD_Easton_Art||3||MD -- Easton -- Public Art|
|2006_MD_Fed_Hill||27||MD -- Baltimore -- Federal Hill incl views from|
|2006_MD_Fog||7||Nature -- Experimenting with photographing fog|
|2006_MD_FOTHOC_061231||81||Friends of the Homeless on New Years (package preparation)|
Preparing the gift packages.
|2006_MD_Fox_Gap||11||MD -- Fox's Gap (Reno Monument, South Mountain)|
|2006_MD_Frederick||53||MD -- Frederick|
|2006_MD_Fred_BakerPk||2||MD -- Frederick -- Baker Park|
|2006_MD_Fred_CCLP||7||MD -- Frederick -- Carroll Creek Linear Park (Carroll Creek Park)|
|2006_MD_Fred_Churches||13||MD -- Frederick -- Various Churches|
|2006_MD_Fred_City_Hall||10||MD -- Frederick -- City Hall|
|2006_MD_Fred_Dogs||9||MD -- Frederick -- Public Art: Dog Sculptures|
|2006_MD_Fred_Engine03||3||MD -- Frederick -- Engine 03 -- United Steam Fire Company|
|2006_MD_Fred_Fritchie||4||MD -- Frederick -- Barbara Fritchie House|
|2006_MD_Fred_Hessian||7||MD -- Frederick -- Hessian Barracks|
|2006_MD_Fred_NMCWM||3||MD -- Frederick -- Natl Museum of Civil War Medicine|
|2006_MD_Fred_StJohn_Cem||8||MD -- Frederick -- St John's Cemetery|
|2006_MD_Friedkin_060910||23||AFI -- "French Connection" (w/William Friedkin, George Pelecanos, and Jack Valenti)|
Speakers in sequence:
-- Jack Valenti
-- William Friedkin interviewed by George Pelecanos
"The French Connection" with Academy Award winning director William Friedkin and George Pelecanos, presented by AFI Silver and the Washington National Opera, with an introduction by AFI President Jack...
|2006_MD_Ft_Lincoln||49||MD -- Bladensburg -- Fort Lincoln Cemetery|
|2006_MD_Fury||7||Personal -- Furys|
|2006_MD_Green_Mount||88||MD -- Baltimore -- Green Mount, Cemetery|
|2006_MD_GW_House||3||MD -- Bladensburg -- George Washington House|
|2006_MD_Harbor||8||MD -- Baltimore -- Inner Harbor|
|2006_MD_Haunting_Area||5||MD -- Boyds -- Sisson Halloween Haunting -- Area|
I was invited to cover what turned out to be the last Sisson Halloween Haunting event.
|2006_MD_Haunting_Audience||65||MD -- Boyds -- Sisson Halloween Haunting -- Audience|
I was invited to cover what turned out to be the last Sisson Halloween Haunting event.
|2006_MD_Haunting_Cast||52||MD -- Boyds -- Sisson Halloween Haunting -- Cast|
I was invited to cover what turned out to be the last Sisson Halloween Haunting event.
|2006_MD_Haunting_Props||78||MD -- Boyds -- Sisson Halloween Haunting -- Props|
I was invited to cover what turned out to be the last Sisson Halloween Haunting event.
|2006_MD_IDC_060831||38||AFI -- International Documentary Challenge (IDC)|
Speakers in sequence:
-- Sky Sitney (Program Director, SILVERDOCS)
-- Doug Whyte (Producer, IDC)
-- Various participants from the IDC
The International Documentary Challenge (IDC), produced by Doug Whyte, is a timed filmmaking competition where filmmaking teams from around the world have just...
|2006_MD_Incarnation||7||MD -- Baltimore -- Cathedral of the Incarnation|
|2006_MD_Jewison_060210||20||AFI -- "In The Heat of the Night" (w/Norman Jewison)|
-- Norman Jewison interviewed by Juan Williams
This event featured a live interview with director Norman Jewison, conducted by Juan Williams (senior NPR correspondent and Fox newsman). Canadian-born Norman Jewison has directed more than 20 feature films, garnering a remarkable 46 Oscar...
|2006_MD_JWB_Crossing||3||MD -- Crossing site for John Wilkes Booth|
|2006_MD_JWB_Huckleberry||3||MD -- Bel Alton -- Huckleberry|
|2006_MD_JWB_Rich_Hill||4||MD -- Bel Alton -- Rich Hill|
|2006_MD_JWB_Thicket||6||MD -- Bel Alton -- Thicket area (where Booth hid)|
|2006_MD_Lilypons||23||MD -- Lilypons Water Gardens|
|2006_MD_Lincoln_Other_060325||52||Abraham Lincoln 2006 Symposium @ National Archives II -- Other|
These pictures were taken at the 9th Annual Symposium of the Abraham Lincoln Institute (http://www.lincoln-institute.org/ ) : The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship. This annual conference, held at the Archives II facility in College Park, Maryland, features speakers speaking about their new research and...
|2006_MD_Lincoln_Speakers_060325||103||Abraham Lincoln 2006 Symposium @ National Archives II -- Speakers|
The Abraham Lincoln Institute held its Eighth Annual Symposium on "The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship" at the Archives II building in College Park. The event features a number of experts talking about aspects of Lincoln's life and then includes some awards for research and publication.
|2006_MD_Loudon_NCem||18||MD -- Baltimore -- Loudon Park National Cemetery|
|2006_MD_Loudon_PkCem||37||MD -- Baltimore -- Loudon Park Cemetery|
|2006_MD_Maryland_Zoo||26||MD -- Baltimore -- Maryland Zoo in Baltimore|
|2006_MD_McCoy_060225||4||Borders -- Jerry McCoy ("Historic Silver Spring")|
Jerry A McCoy, Librarian and Silver Spring Historical Society, came to show slides and promote his new book "Historic Silver Spring".
|2006_MD_McCrillis||13||MD -- Bethesda -- McCrillis Gardens|
Including pictures of an amazingly-large house going up, having destroyed every tree in the yard so it can have outhouses larger than some people's regular houses. You can only hope for bad things to happen to people like this.
|2006_MD_Middletown||13||MD -- Middletown|
|2006_MD_MonocacyVC||3||MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Visitor Center|
|2006_MD_Mono_Best||24||MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Best Farm (incl NJ, UDC, and MD monuments)|
|2006_MD_Mono_Gambrill||1||MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Gambrill's Mill|
|2006_MD_Mono_Worthington||34||MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Worthington House|
|2006_MD_Mormon||16||MD -- Kensington -- Mormon Temple|
|2006_MD_Mormon_Lights||17||MD -- Kensington -- Mormon Temple at Christmas|
|2006_MD_Mt_Vernon_Place||24||MD -- Baltimore -- Mt Vernon Place|
|2006_MD_Mudd||4||MD -- Waldorf -- Mudd House|
|2006_MD_MuralsMD_WCochran||6||MD -- Public Art: Murals by William Cochran (Frederick, MD)|
|2006_MD_Natl_Road_Cumb||2||MD -- Historic National Road @ Cumberland|
|2006_MD_Natl_Road_Fred||6||MD -- Historic National Road @ Frederick|
|2006_MD_Natl_Road_Middle||1||MD -- Historic National Road @ Middletown|
|2006_MD_NCM||49||MD -- Fort Meade -- Natl Cryptologic Museum|
|2006_MD_Patuxent||33||MD -- Patuxent Wildlife Research Center|
|2006_MD_Paw_Paw||54||MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Mile 155.2 -- Paw Paw Tunnel|
|2006_MD_Prospect_Hall||9||MD -- Frederick -- Prospect Hall|
|2006_MD_Rawlings||27||MD -- Baltimore -- Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens|
|2006_MD_RenFest_Acts||17||Maryland Renaissance Festival (2006) -- Acts: Other|
Included here are:
Bob’s Majik Show
Bob Garman. See conjuring tricks of a goodly nature. Said tricks have naught to do with the diabolic works of necromancy. For the entire family, at Reveler’s Bower.
David Van Derveer: The Chainsaw Comedian
David’s amazing juggling, comedy and variety skills...
|2006_MD_RenFest_Fox||17||Maryland Renaissance Festival (2006) -- Acts: Johnny Fox, Swordswallower Extraordinaire|
Johnny Fox, Swordswallower Extraordinaire
With sword swallowing, magic and a quick wit, the legendary Johnny Fox has thrilled audiences around the world.
|2006_MD_RenFest_Hilby||25||Maryland Renaissance Festival (2006) -- Acts: Hilby, the Skinny German Juggle Boy|
Hilby, the Skinny German Juggle Boy
Michael Hilby. Best described as a show without boundaries, Hilby is the living proof that being German doesn’t mean you can’t be funny. Hilby is an expert in juggling all sorts of objects and subjects. He also is amazing in countless circus and variety skills such...
|2006_MD_RenFest_Joust||53||Maryland Renaissance Festival (2006) -- Acts: Jousting Area|
The Free Lancers, jousters: Roy Cox, director. In the Middle Ages a “lance” was a group of soldiers consisting of a knight, his squire, a valet and twelve men at arms. If a knight’s lord was to die or if the knight had not sworn fealty to a lord, then he and his followers were called a “free lance” and...
|2006_MD_RenFest_Misc||34||Maryland Renaissance Festival (2006) -- Miscellaneous|
|2006_MD_RenFest_Squire||9||Maryland Renaissance Festival (2006) -- Acts: The Squire of the Wire|
The Squire of the Wire
Michael Rosman. Amazing Feats of Comedy is the description of this hilarious show for adults (and kids) which features outrageous stunts, juggling of dangerous knives, and the world’s only kilted high-wire walker performing directly over the audience. It is dangerously funny!...
|2006_MD_RenFest_Thompsons||37||Personal -- Thompson family @ Maryland Renaissance Festival|
Includes Richard's friend Barchan from the show.
|2006_MD_RenFest_Will||34||Maryland Renaissance Festival (2006) -- Acts: A Midsummer Night's Dream|
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Directed by Timothy Shaw. Stage managers: Jen Silber, Kristen Bishel. To celebrate our thirtieth season, we have chosen a Shakespeare play that best reflects the spirit of the Festival - it has romance, adventure, magic and a happy ending! A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of...
|2006_MD_Rock_Creek||23||MD -- Rock Creek Regional Park|
|2006_MD_Seltzer||9||MD -- Baltimore -- Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower|
|2006_MD_Sideling||31||MD -- Sideling Hill Exhibit Center, now Rest Area|
|2006_MD_SSL||4||MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)|
|2006_MD_SSprung||8||MD -- Silver Spring -- Silver Sprung development (bound: Colesville Rd., Fenton St., Wayne Ave., Georgia Ave.)|
|2006_MD_SSV||29||MD -- Silver Spring -- Views from the Silver Sprung parking lot|
|2006_MD_SS_Art_SSprung||1||MD -- Silver Spring -- Public Art: Silver Sprung pieces (but not fountain)|
|2006_MD_SS_Crescent||5||MD -- Silver Spring -- Crescent development (930 Wayne Ave)|
|2006_MD_SS_Discovery||9||MD -- Silver Spring -- Discovery headquarters (incl "Chompie" for Shark Week)|
Featuring shots of the shark on the Discovery Headquarters building in preparation for "shark week" on their network.
Silver Spring's going to need a bigger boat!
From July 17 to August 4 downtown Silver Spring will be...
|2006_MD_SS_Res||4||MD -- Silver Spring -- Residential section|
|2006_MD_Surratt||4||MD -- Clinton -- Surratt Tavern|
|2006_MD_TOWG||2||MD -- Baltimore -- Top of the World Gallery (not views from...)|
|2006_MD_TOWVw||13||MD -- Baltimore -- Top of the World -- Views from...|
|2006_MD_Turtle||13||MD -- Silver Spring -- Public Art: Fear the Turtle|
|2006_MD_Urbana_Dennis||4||MD -- Urbana -- Dennis Memorial|
|2006_MD_Urbana_Landon||2||MD -- Urbana -- Landon House (Stancioff House)|
|2006_MD_Urbana_Zion||3||MD -- Urbana -- Zion Church and Cemetery|
|2006_MD_USAOMA||41||MD -- Aberdeen -- U.S. Army Ordinance Museum -- Yard -- Artillery|
|2006_MD_USAOMT||104||MD -- Aberdeen -- U.S. Army Ordinance Museum -- Yard -- Tanks|
|2006_MD_USAOM||79||MD -- Aberdeen -- U.S. Army Ordinance Museum -- Main|
|2006_MD_VPlaza||1||MD -- Silver Spring -- Veterans Plaza|
|2006_MD_Walters_Ancient||84||MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Ancient Artworks|
|2006_MD_Walters_Bldg||4||MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Building|
|2006_MD_Walters_EuropeO||60||MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- European Other Art|
|2006_MD_Walters_EuropeP||23||MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- European Paintings|
Included here this year, as part of the Gustave Courbet exhibit (which you weren't allowed to photograph), was a gallery with "Courbet / Not Courbet" pieces which may or may not have been made by him. As the plaque says:
Gustave Courbet (1819-77) was one of the most innovative painters of the 19th...
|2006_MD_Walters_EuropeS||22||MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- European Sculpture|
|2006_MD_Waterfowl_Art||167||MD -- Easton -- 36th Annual Waterfowl Festival -- Other Artists|
Works here include those by: Gilles Peltier, L. Greg Woodward, Pete Zaluzec, William H. Turner, Karryl, Fred Boyer, Paul Rhymer, Christopher Smith, Paul Brunelle, Dan Rambant, Chris Wilson, Ramon Romero, Roger Martin, and Richard Jones.
|2006_MD_Waterfowl_Carving||117||MD -- Easton -- 36th Annual Waterfowl Festival -- Masterpiece Carving|
Works here include those by: Mark Holland, Gary Eigenburger, Reagan Danos, and Chuck Robertson.
|2006_MD_Waterfowl_Other||13||MD -- Easton -- 36th Annual Waterfowl Festival -- Other Features|
|2006_MD_Westminster_Hall||8||MD -- Baltimore -- Westminster Hall and Burying Ground (Poe Grave)|
|2006_MD_Wexler_060328||29||AFI -- "Who Needs Sleep?" (w/Haskell Wexler)|
-- Panel w/???, ???, Haskell Wexler, and Susan Blumenthal
Silverdoc's "DOCS Rx: A World of Documentary on Global Health" program kicks off with the Washington, DC Premiere of Haskell Wexler's "Who Needs Sleep?" Disturbed by the preventable death of a co-worker, filmmaker Haskell Wexler...
|2006_MD_WilliamsportC||15||MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Mile 99.6 -- Williamsport (Maryland)|
|2006_MD_Williamsport||8||MD -- Williamsport|
|2006_NC_GuthrieG_HomeGV||30||NC -- Asheville -- Glenn and Dixie Guthrie home @ Givens Estates (2005-)|
|2006_NC_I26_Mars_Hill||5||NC -- I-26 @ Mars Hill -- Scenic Vista|
|2006_NM_Bandelier||52||NM -- Bandelier National Monument|
|2006_NM_Capulin||77||NM -- Capulin Volcano National Monument|
|2006_NM_El_Morro||90||NM -- El Morro Natl Monument|
|2006_NM_Ft_Union||83||NM -- Fort Union Natl Monument|
|2006_NM_Mormon_BattalionNM||4||NM -- Mormon Battalion Monument|
|2006_NM_Petroglyph||104||NM -- Petroglyph National Monument|
|2006_NM_PfersdorffsNM||37||Personal -- Cordelia and Jane Pfersdorff|
Two sets of pictures:
(20060219) Pictures by others from Cordelia Pfersdorff's 90th birthday party
(20060525) Pictures that I took of Cordelia and Jane during my visit there
|2006_NM_PfersdorffsNM_Then||62||Personal -- Cordelia Pfersdorff family photos|
Cordelia Pfersdorff's obituary:
PFERSDORFF - Cordelia Geraldine Correll Pfersdorff, age 99, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully at Hospice in Albuquerque, NM on July 12, 2010.
Born on February 19, 1911 to Cleo Gale and Shelby Correll in Robinson, Illinois, she is...
|2006_NV_Hoover||81||NV -- Lake Mead NRA -- Hoover Dam (Exterior)|
|2006_NV_Hoover_Display||72||NV -- Lake Mead NRA -- Hoover Dam -- Interior Displays|
|2006_NV_Hoover_Tillman||9||NV -- Lake Mead NRA -- Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge|
|2006_NV_Hoover_Tour||18||NV -- Lake Mead NRA -- Hoover Dam -- Tour: Discovery|
|2006_NV_Lake_MeadNV||3||NV -- Lake Mead NRA|
|2006_NV_LV_Excalibur||8||NV -- Las Vegas -- Excalibur|
|2006_NV_LV_Luxor||18||NV -- Las Vegas -- Luxor Las Vegas|
|2006_NV_LV_MGM_Grand||3||NV -- Las Vegas -- MGM Grand Las Vegas|
|2006_NV_LV_Monte_Carlo||2||NV -- Las Vegas -- Monte Carlo|
|2006_NV_LV_NYNY||8||NV -- Las Vegas -- New York, New York|
|2006_NV_LV_Strip||1||NV -- Las Vegas -- Strip|
|2006_NV_LV_THEhotel||1||NV -- Las Vegas -- Delano Las Vegas (THEhotel)|
|2006_NV_LV_Tropicana||1||NV -- Las Vegas -- Tropicana|
|2006_PA_Getty_Day1||25||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 1 -- Misc battle sites|
|2006_PA_Getty_Day2||31||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2 -- Misc battle sites|
|2006_PA_Getty_Hancock||54||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2/3 -- Hancock Avenue|
|2006_PA_Getty_HighWater||15||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 3 -- High Water Mark (Copse of Trees)|
|2006_PA_Getty_RoundTops||31||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2 -- Round Tops|
|2006_PA_Getty_VC||8||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Visitor Center|
|2006_PA_Getty_WarfieldV||11||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2 -- Warfield Ridge Obs Tower -- Views from...|
|2006_PA_Getty_WConfAve||1||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2/3 -- West Confederate Ave|
|2006_PA_Getty_Wright||6||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2 -- Wright Avenue|
|2006_TN_Carnton||6||TN -- Franklin -- Carnton Plantation|
I came by for a few pictures of the cemetery, not expecting the tents and such around the house. They were doing some gala benefit the next night (during which time I was driving back home). I ended up having a long chat with someone who worked at the house and had written a book about the battle of...
|2006_TN_Carter||45||TN -- Franklin -- Carter House|
They said the state had major plans for this site. The visitor center was going to get ripped down, the parking rearranged, the entrenchments expanded, etc.
|2006_TN_Chat_Cravens||14||TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Cravens House|
|2006_TN_Chat_Lookout||34||TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Lookout Mountain|
|2006_TN_Chat_NC||18||TN -- Chattanooga -- Natl Cemetery|
|2006_TN_Chat_VC||14||TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Visitor Center|
|2006_TN_Cheekwood||35||TN -- Nashville -- Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art|
|2006_TN_CNC||21||TN -- Chattanooga -- Chattanooga Nature Center|
|2006_TN_FranklinB||4||TN -- Franklin -- Battlefield sites|
|2006_TN_FranklinTN||3||TN -- Franklin|
|2006_TN_KnoxGray||23||TN -- Knoxville -- Old Gray Cemetery and National Cemetery|
|2006_TN_Knoxville||20||TN -- Knoxville|
|2006_TN_Knoxville_WFP||1||TN -- Knoxville -- World's Fair Park (incl Sunsphere)|
|2006_TN_Lotz||1||TN -- Franklin -- Lotz House|
|2006_TN_McGavock||22||TN -- Franklin -- McGavock Cemetery|
This visit was within a year of the closing of the Franklin Golf Course, which is next to the property. Plans about how to use this as part of a Franklin battlefield tour were still being worked on.
|2006_TN_Rippavilla||5||TN -- Spring Hill -- Rippavilla|
|2006_TN_Scopes||10||TN -- Dayton -- Courthouse (Scopes Monkey Trial)|
|2006_TN_Spring_HillB||39||TN -- Spring Hill -- Battlefield|
|2006_TN_Winstead||22||TN -- Franklin -- Winstead Hill|
|2006_UT_ArchesVC||11||UT -- Arches Natl Park -- Visitor Center|
|2006_UT_Arches||73||UT -- Arches Natl Park|
|2006_UT_Arches_Petro||32||UT -- Arches Natl Park -- Petroglyph trail|
Courthouse Wash Rock Art: Rock art is often found at crossroads in the landscape, such as here where Courthouse Wash joins the Colorado River. Along the cliff face above, Archaic Indians painted long, tapered figures known as the Barrier Canyon style of rock art. Painted on top of these pictographs...
|2006_UT_Best_Friends||45||UT -- Kanab -- Best Friends Animal Sanctuary|
|2006_UT_Best_Hum||10||UT -- Kanab -- Best Friends Animal Sanctuary -- Hummingbird feeder|
|2006_UT_Best_Views||9||UT -- Kanab -- Best Friends Animal Sanctuary -- Kanab Canyon|
|2006_UT_Cedar_Breaks||24||UT -- Cedar Breaks Natl Monument|
|2006_UT_Dino_Disc||52||UT -- St. George -- Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm|
|2006_UT_Elk_Park||9||UT -- Zion Canyon -- Domestic Elk Park|
|2006_UT_Hogle||83||UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah's Hogle Zoo|
|2006_UT_Hogle_Butterfly||14||UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah's Hogle Zoo -- Butterfly House|
|2006_UT_Hogle_Show||43||UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah's Hogle Zoo -- Bird show|
|2006_UT_Irontown||38||UT -- Old Irontown Historic Site|
|2006_UT_MMM||31||UT -- Mountain Meadows Historic Site (Mountain Meadows Massacre)|
|2006_UT_Moab||13||UT -- Moab|
|2006_UT_Red_Animals||16||UT -- Salt Lake City -- Red Butte Garden and Arboretum -- Animals|
|2006_UT_Red_Butte||141||UT -- Salt Lake City -- Red Butte Garden and Arboretum|
|2006_UT_Red_Jurassic||31||UT -- Salt Lake City -- Red Butte Garden and Arboretum -- Jurassic Garden|
|2006_UT_Rosenbruch||108||UT -- St. George -- Rosenbruch World Wildlife Museum|
|2006_UT_Salt_Cap||8||UT -- Salt Lake City -- State Capitol|
|2006_UT_Salt_Council_Hall||3||UT -- Salt Lake City -- Council Hall|
|2006_UT_Salt_Lake||1||UT -- Salt Lake City|
|2006_UT_Salt_Liberty_Park||5||UT -- Salt Lake City -- Liberty Park|
|2006_UT_Salt_MemGrovePk||8||UT -- Salt Lake City -- Memory Grove Park|
|2006_UT_Salt_Peace||34||UT -- Salt Lake City -- International Peace Garden|
|2006_UT_Salt_This_Is||73||UT -- Salt Lake City -- This Is The Place Heritage Park|
|2006_UT_Timpanogos||72||UT -- Timpanogos Cave Natl Monument|
|2006_UT_Tracy_Aviary||71||UT -- Salt Lake City -- Tracy Aviary|
|2006_UT_UMFA1||96||UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah Museum of Fine Arts -- First floor|
|2006_UT_UMFA2||83||UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah Museum of Fine Arts -- Second floor|
|2006_UT_UMFA_Bloom||22||UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Art in Bloom|
|2006_UT_UU||3||UT -- Salt Lake City -- University of Utah -- Miscellaneous|
|2006_UT_Zion||63||UT -- Zion Natl Park|
|2006_VA_AFMV||4||VA -- Arlington -- National Air Force Memorial -- Views from...|
|2006_VA_AFM||25||VA -- Arlington -- National Air Force Memorial|
|2006_VA_Agecroft||59||VA -- Richmond -- Agecroft Hall|
|2006_VA_AppomattoxVC||4||VA -- Appomattox Court House NHP -- Visitor Center|
|2006_VA_Appomattox||60||VA -- Appomattox Court House NHP|
|2006_VA_Arlington_Carillon||6||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Netherlands Carillon|
|2006_VA_Arlington_Kennedy||5||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites|
|2006_VA_Arlington_Main||36||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere|
|2006_VA_Arlington_Mem_Gate||2||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Gate entrance|
|2006_VA_Arlington_Stevens_060711||89||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Burial Service: Warren Stevens|
This was Lisa Stevens' father. I asked if she wanted me to cover it and she did so I went.
|2006_VA_Arlington_Unk||54||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier|
|2006_VA_Arlington_Views||5||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Views from...|
|2006_VA_Barboursville||19||VA -- Barboursville Vineyards|
|2006_VA_Beaver_Dam||9||VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Beaver Dam Creek|
|2006_VA_Belle_Isle||55||VA -- Richmond -- Belle Isle|
|2006_VA_Blandford||60||VA -- Petersburg -- Blandford Cemetery|
|2006_VA_Bowling_Green||4||VA -- Bowling Green|
|2006_VA_Brandy||25||VA -- Brandy Station -- Battlefield|
Including the Graffiti House.
|2006_VA_Bristoe||10||VA -- Bristoe Station|
|2006_VA_Canal_Walk||78||VA -- Richmond -- Canal Walk|
|2006_VA_Cape_Henry||34||VA -- Virginia Beach -- Cape Henry Memorial and Lighthouse|
|2006_VA_Carmel_Church||4||VA -- Carmel Church|
|2006_VA_Catlett||1||VA -- Catlett's Station|
|2006_VA_Cedar_Creek||58||VA -- Middletown -- Cedar Creek Battlefield|
|2006_VA_Cedar_Mtn||32||VA -- Cedar Mountain battlefield|
|2006_VA_Chimborazo||23||VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Chimborazo Medical Museum|
|2006_VA_Chrysler_Ancient||46||VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Ancient|
|2006_VA_Chrysler_Glass||44||VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Glassworks|
|2006_VA_Chrysler_Main||22||VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Miscellaneous|
|2006_VA_Chrysler_Painting||152||VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Paintings|
|2006_VA_Chrysler_Sculpture||75||VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Sculpture|
|2006_VA_Conf_WarMem||19||VA -- Richmond -- Confederate War Memorial Chapel|
|2006_VA_CulpeperNC||15||VA -- Culpeper -- National Cemetery|
|2006_VA_Culpeper||35||VA -- Culpeper|
|2006_VA_Culpeper_Fairview||6||VA -- Culpeper -- Fairview Cemetery|
|2006_VA_CWPT_Ceremony_061016||95||CWPT -- Ceremony: Slaughter Pen Farm in Fredericksburg, VA (2006)|
CIVIL WAR PRESERVATION TRUST ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN TO SAVE SLAUGHTER PEN FARM
Campaign to save the Slaughter Pen Farm at Fredericksburg is the most ambitious nonprofit battlefield acquisition project in American history....
|2006_VA_CWPT_Slaughter_061016||76||CWPT -- Tour of Slaughter Pen Farm in Fredericksburg, VA (2006)|
The tour of the newly acquired land was done by Frank O'Reilly, a historian with the National Park Service.
|2006_VA_Dabbs||5||VA -- Richmond -- Dabbs House|
|2006_VA_Dinwiddie||7||VA -- Dinwiddie Court House|
|2006_VA_Enon_Church||8||VA -- Enon Church|
|2006_VA_First_Landing||11||VA -- Virginia Beach -- First Landing/Seashore State Park|
|2006_VA_Five_Forks||26||VA -- Five Forks|
|2006_VA_Front_Cats||16||VA -- Front Royal -- Cat shanty town w/Web Davis|
Web Davis, who runs a gravel company in Front Royal, started caring for abandoned cats and says he's spent $150,000 on vet and food bills for them. He has several cat cities -- shanty towns -- filled with the leavings of self-centered, irresponsible former cat owners. While I was talking to him, in...
|2006_VA_Front_Royal||47||VA -- Front Royal|
|2006_VA_FR_Prospect||10||VA -- Front Royal -- Prospect Hill Cemetery|
|2006_VA_Ft_APHill||2||VA -- Fort A.P. Hill (Booth marker)|
|2006_VA_Ft_JohnsonS||8||VA -- Fort Johnson (west of Staunton)|
|2006_VA_Ginter||152||VA -- Richmond -- Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden|
|2006_VA_Graffiti||17||VA -- Brandy Station -- Graffiti House|
My first time inside. Quite interesting!
|2006_VA_GW_Grist_Mill||30||VA -- Alexandria -- George Washington's Grist Mill|
|2006_VA_Hanover||7||VA -- Hanover Junction|
I happened to arrive on a day when they were replacing the junction itself. Quite interesting to see how much effort it takes!
|2006_VA_Hanover_Tavern||16||VA -- Hanover Tavern and Court House|
|2006_VA_Hoff||10||Personal -- Josh, Joanne, and Ryan @ Ripken event|
|2006_VA_Hollywood_Cem||73||VA -- Richmond -- Hollywood Cemetery|
|2006_VA_Ian_Anderson_060726||35||Wolf Trap -- Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) w/orchestra|
|2006_VA_Iwo_Jima||8||VA -- Arlington -- Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial)|
|2006_VA_James_River||39||VA -- Richmond -- James River views|
|2006_VA_JWB_Cleydael||2||VA -- King George -- Cleydael|
|2006_VA_JWB_Quesenberry||1||VA -- Dahlgren -- Mrs. Quesenberry's|
|2006_VA_Kellys_Ford||16||VA -- Kelly's Ford Battlefield|
|2006_VA_Kernstown||6||VA -- Kernstown|
|2006_VA_Lee_Retreat||23||VA -- Lee's Retreat -- Miscellaneous sites|
|2006_VA_Lewis_Farm||6||VA -- Petersburg -- Lewis's Farm|
|2006_VA_Little_Fork||10||VA -- Culpeper -- Little Fork Church|
|2006_VA_Long_Bridge||13||VA -- Long Bridge over Chickahominy River|
|2006_VA_Magda_061217||53||Office (USITC) -- Magda's 80th birthday and retirement party (sans Magda)|
|2006_VA_ManassasJ||16||VA -- Manassas Junction|
|2006_VA_Mangohick||4||VA -- Mangohick Church|
|2006_VA_Margot_061209||35||Personal -- Birthday party for Patrick and Anne|
|2006_VA_Margot_061225||32||Personal -- Margot Lebow's Christmas open house|
|2006_VA_Massaponax||11||VA -- Massaponax Church|
|2006_VA_Maymont||97||VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park|
|2006_VA_McDowell||27||VA -- McDowell|
|2006_VA_MCM_Art||28||VA -- Quantico -- Natl Museum of the Marine Corps -- Art Gallery|
|2006_VA_MCM_Atrium||33||VA -- Quantico -- Natl Museum of the Marine Corps -- Leatherneck Gallery|
|2006_VA_MCM_Imperialism||1||VA -- Quantico -- Natl Museum of the Marine Corps -- Gallery: Global Expeditionary Force (1866-1916)|
|2006_VA_MCM_KWar||29||VA -- Quantico -- Natl Museum of the Marine Corps -- Gallery: Korean War (1950-1953)|
|2006_VA_MCM_Legacy||21||VA -- Quantico -- Natl Museum of the Marine Corps -- Legacy Walk|
|2006_VA_MCM_Making||11||VA -- Quantico -- Natl Museum of the Marine Corps -- Gallery: Making Marines|
|2006_VA_MCM_MemPk||19||VA -- Quantico -- Natl Museum of the Marine Corps -- Memorial Park|
|2006_VA_MCM_Misc||3||VA -- Quantico -- Natl Museum of the Marine Corps -- Misc|
|2006_VA_MCM_Outside||6||VA -- Quantico -- Natl Museum of the Marine Corps -- Outside (except Memorial Park and Chapel)|
|2006_VA_MCM_PreCW||2||VA -- Quantico -- Natl Museum of the Marine Corps -- Gallery: Defending the New Republic (1775-1865) (except Civil War)|
|2006_VA_MCM_Viet||43||VA -- Quantico -- Natl Museum of the Marine Corps -- Gallery: Vietnam War (1954-1975)|
|2006_VA_MCM_WeaponsT||4||VA -- Quantico -- Natl Museum of the Marine Corps -- Temporary Exhibit: Weapons Tower|
|2006_VA_MCM_WWII||40||VA -- Quantico -- Natl Museum of the Marine Corps -- Gallery: World War II (1939-1945)|
|2006_VA_MCM_WWI||1||VA -- Quantico -- Natl Museum of the Marine Corps -- Gallery: World War I (1914–1918)|
|2006_VA_Mermaids||2||VA -- Norfolk -- Public Art: Mermaids|
|2006_VA_Monterey||7||VA -- Monterey|
|2006_VA_MontpelierFG||8||VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (formal garden)|
|2006_VA_MontpelierGF||14||VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (Gilmore Farm)|
|2006_VA_MontpelierI||52||VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (interior)|
|2006_VA_MontpelierS||2||VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (train station)|
|2006_VA_MontpelierVC||22||VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (visitor centers)|
|2006_VA_Montpelier||56||VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier|
|2006_VA_NBG||86||VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden|
|2006_VA_NBG_Eagles||17||VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden -- Eagle nesting|
The Norfolk Botanical Garden has a tree where bald eagles have been keeping a nest for years. I was told the nest was originally on the other side of the airport (which is right next to the garden) but one of the eagles had been killed by a plane so the state decided to move the nest. Once a year, the...
|2006_VA_Nelsons||4||VA -- Nelson's Crossing|
|2006_VA_NewseumVA_FPark||28||VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum's Freedom Park|
|2006_VA_News_Park||4||VA -- Newport News -- Battle of Dam No. 1 (Newport News Park)|
|2006_VA_New_Kent||11||VA -- New Kent -- County Courthouse|
|2006_VA_Norfolk_ZooCat||14||VA -- Norfolk -- Virginia Zoo -- Big Cats|
|2006_VA_Norfolk_ZooGiraffe||24||VA -- Norfolk -- Virginia Zoo -- Giraffe|
|2006_VA_Norfolk_ZooMain||49||VA -- Norfolk -- Virginia Zoo -- Main|
|2006_VA_Norfolk_ZooMeer||39||VA -- Norfolk -- Virginia Zoo -- Meerkats|
|2006_VA_North_Anna||5||VA -- North Anna Battlefield|
|2006_VA_Oatlands||13||VA -- Leesburg -- Oatlands Plantation|
|2006_VA_PetersburgWF||5||VA -- Petersburg Natl Battlefield -- Western Front|
|2006_VA_Petersburg||15||VA -- Petersburg (city)|
|2006_VA_Pohick||52||VA -- Lorton -- Pohick Church|
|2006_VA_Point_Of_Rocks||10||VA -- Point of Rocks -- R. Garland Dodd Park|
|2006_VA_Pope_Leighey||23||VA -- Alexandria -- Pope-Leighey House|
|2006_VA_Poplar||9||VA -- Petersburg -- Poplar Grove Natl Cemetery|
|2006_VA_POW_Camp||10||VA -- Newport News -- Greenlawn Cemetery (POW Camp)|
|2006_VA_Pt_Royal||7||VA -- Port Royal|
|2006_VA_Rap_Station||6||VA -- Rappahannock Station (Remington)|
|2006_VA_Reams||1||VA -- Petersburg -- Reams Station|
|2006_VA_Richmond_Branch||2||VA -- Richmond -- Branch House (Branch Museum of Architecture and Design)|
|2006_VA_Richmond_Monument||4||VA -- Richmond -- Monument Blvd (except monuments)|
|2006_VA_Richmond_Mon_AA||7||VA -- Richmond -- Arthur Ashe Monument|
|2006_VA_Richmond_Mon_AH||3||VA -- Richmond -- A. P. Hill Monument|
|2006_VA_Richmond_Mon_JD||10||VA -- Richmond -- Jefferson Davis Memorial|
|2006_VA_Richmond_Mon_JS||7||VA -- Richmond -- J. E. B. Stuart Monument|
|2006_VA_Richmond_Mon_MM||9||VA -- Richmond -- Matthew Fontaine Maury Monument|
|2006_VA_Richmond_Mon_RL||10||VA -- Richmond -- Robert E. Lee Monument|
|2006_VA_Richmond_Mon_TJ||2||VA -- Richmond -- (Thomas) Stonewall Jackson Monument|
|2006_VA_Richmond_Vistas||23||VA -- Richmond -- Vistas|
|2006_VA_Richmond_WarMem||33||VA -- Richmond -- Virginia's War Memorial|
|2006_VA_Ripken_060414||12||Olsson's -- Cal Ripken, Jr. ("Parenting Young Athletes the Ripken Way")|
Cal Ripken, Jr. - Parenting Young Athletes the Ripken Way: Ensuring the Best Experience: Calling all baseball parents and kids! Cal Ripken signs his new book, Parenting Young Athletes the Ripken Way: Ensuring the Best Experience for Your Kids in Any Sport. Unparalleled advice for parents of young...
|2006_VA_Rosslyn||7||VA -- Rosslyn|
|2006_VA_SAVA||19||VA -- Boyce -- State Arboretum of Virginia|
|2006_VA_Saylers_Creek||33||VA -- Lee's Retreat -- Sayler's Creek Battlefield Historical State Park|
|2006_VA_SIAIRVA_Bldg||34||VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Building|
|2006_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases||7||VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases|
|2006_VA_SIAIRVA_Main||251||VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar|
|2006_VA_SIAIRVA_Space||12||VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Space Hangar|
|2006_VA_Skyline||19||VA -- Shenandoah Natl Park (Skyline Drive)|
|2006_VA_SpotsylvaniaCH||17||VA -- Spotsylvania Court House|
|2006_VA_Spotsylvania||16||VA -- Spotsylvania Natl Battlefield|
|2006_VA_StauntonRBB||36||VA -- Staunton River Battlefield State Park|
|2006_VA_Staunton||32||VA -- Staunton|
|2006_VA_Stephensons_Depot||4||VA -- Winchester -- Stephensons Depot|
|2006_VA_Thompsons||50||Personal -- Richard Thompson's family|
Including a tour of the outside of the Nottingham Elementary School.
|2006_VA_Totopotomoy||6||VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Totopotomoy Crossing (Rural Plains)|
|2006_VA_TredegarVC||20||VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Tredegar Iron Works -- Visitor Center|
|2006_VA_Tredegar||106||VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Tredegar Iron Works -- Grounds|
|2006_VA_VMFA||22||VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Miscellaneous|
|2006_VA_VMFA_American||4||VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- American|
|2006_VA_VMFA_Ancient||37||VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Ancient|
|2006_VA_VMFA_Europe||89||VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Europe|
|2006_VA_VMFA_Faberge||26||VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Faberge|
|2006_VA_VMFA_Feast||22||VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Feast|
The VMFA had an interesting rotating exhibit. There was on room which was dedicated to works of a particular theme each quarter. This happened to be the "Feast" quarter so there were paintings, statues, ancient goblets, Egyptian frescoes, etc from across the collection, all of which had a food theme....
|2006_VA_VMFA_Modern||65||VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Modern and Decorative|
|2006_VA_VMFA_Silver||14||VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Silver|
|2006_VA_VMFA_Sporting||36||VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Sporting Life|
|2006_VA_WandM||13||VA -- Williamsburg -- College of William and Mary|
|2006_VA_Warrenton||33||VA -- Warrenton|
|2006_VA_Warrenton_Cem||9||VA -- Warrenton -- Warrenton Cemetery|
|2006_VA_Warrenton_Jail||46||VA -- Warrenton -- Old Jail Museum|
|2006_VA_White_Oak_Road||16||VA -- Five Forks -- White Oak Road|
|2006_VA_Will_Bruton||8||VA -- Williamsburg -- Bruton Parish Church|
|2006_VA_Will_Collapse||18||VA -- Williamsburg -- Colonial Williamsburg ("Collapse of Royal Government")|
Colonial Williamsburg brings you “Revolutionary City,” a dynamic two-hour event that reflects Williamsburg’s role in one of America’s defining historical periods. Each day, the east end of the Historic Area comes alive as you become a part of the town’s activities. Witness the collapse of the royal...
|2006_VA_Will_Courthouse||9||VA -- Williamsburg -- Courthouse|
|2006_VA_Will_DeWitt||21||VA -- Williamsburg -- Dewitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum|
|2006_VA_Will_Governor||60||VA -- Williamsburg -- Governor's Palace|
|2006_VA_Will_Magazine||22||VA -- Williamsburg -- Magazine and Guard House|
|2006_VA_Will_Main||73||VA -- Williamsburg -- Colonial Williamsburg|
Various places seen here from http://www.history.org
|2006_VA_Wilson_BridgeVA||2||Woodrow Wilson Bridge (Virginia Side) -- Construction|
|2006_VA_Winchester||14||VA -- Winchester|
|2006_VA_Winch_Hebron||32||VA -- Winchester -- Mt. Hebron Cemetery (plus Natl Cemetery)|
|2006_VA_Winch_SMP||5||VA -- Winchester -- Shenandoah Memorial Park|
|2006_VA_Winch_Star_Ft||1||VA -- Winchester -- Star Fort|
|2006_VA_Wolf_Trap||5||VA -- Vienna -- Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts|
|2006_VA_Woodlawn||38||VA -- Alexandria -- Woodlawn mansion|
|2006_VA_Yellow_Tavern||8||VA -- Yellow Tavern|
|2006_VA_Yorktown_Battle||23||VA -- Yorktown Battlefield (Colonial NHP)|
|2006_VA_Yorktown_Mon||26||VA -- Yorktown Victory Monument (Colonial NHP)|
|2006_VA_Yorktown_Shore||13||VA -- Yorktown -- Shore Level|
|2006_VA_Yorktown_Town||82||VA -- Yorktown Town (Colonial NHP)|
|2006_VA_Yorktown_VC||11||VA -- Yorktown Visitor Center (Colonial NHP)|
|2006_VA_Youngs_Mill||12||VA -- Newport News -- Young's Mill|
Complete with a street person sleeping on a bench outside of it!
|2006_WV_Cacapon||5||WV -- Cacapon Valley view|
|2006_WV_Camp_Allegheny||2||WV -- Camp Allegheny|
When I got here, there had been several 60-degree days but there were suddenly snowdrifts across the US 250 route just as I hit West Virginia. I gave up visiting Camp Allegheny this time although I had done so successfully about 8 years before. The scenes you see here are in a frozen valley located on...
|2006_WV_Charles_Town||21||WV -- Charles Town|
|2006_WV_Harpers_Bol||7||WV -- Harpers Ferry NHP -- Bolivar Heights/Schoolhouse Ridge|
|2006_WV_Harpers_Ext||30||WV -- Harpers Ferry NHP -- Exterior Shots|
|2006_WV_Harpers_JBrown||3||WV -- Harpers Ferry NHP -- Exhibit: John Brown Museum|